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[Popular Puzzles ] Ant Problem Probability Quiz

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  • lavesh rawat
    Ant Problem Probability Quiz - 1 August Three ants are sitting at the three corners of an equilateral triangle. Each ant starts randomly picks a direction and
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 1, 2011
      Ant Problem Probability Quiz  - 1 August

      Three ants are sitting at the three corners of an equilateral triangle. Each ant starts randomly picks a direction and starts to move along the edge of the triangle. What is the probability that none of the ants collide?

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    • Edward Moore
      Each ant can choose one of two directions, leading to a possibility of 2x2x2 = 8 choices. There are 2 possibilities for total avoidance, namely, they all
      Message 2 of 2 , Aug 1, 2011
        Each ant can choose one of two directions, leading to a possibility of 2x2x2 = 8 choices.  There are 2 possibilities for total avoidance, namely, they all choose clockwise, and they all choose counterclockwise.  So the answer is 2/8 = 25%.

        Ed


        From: lavesh rawat <love19_foryou@...>
        Sent: Mon, August 1, 2011 3:17:28 AM
        Subject: [puzzles] [Popular Puzzles ] Ant Problem Probability Quiz

         

        Ant Problem Probability Quiz  - 1 August

        Three ants are sitting at the three corners of an equilateral triangle. Each ant starts randomly picks a direction and starts to move along the edge of the triangle. What is the probability that none of the ants collide?

        Update Your Answers at : Click Here

        Solution
        Will be updated after 1 day


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                            "Never explain yourself. Your friends don’t need it and your enemies won’t believe it" .
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