Letters Chatters Extension

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Taking a general Case,

In a town with a population of nn, a person sends 2 letters to 2 random distinct people in the town, each of whom repeats the procedure. Thus, for each letter received, two letters are sent to 2 random distinct people (could even be to the person who sent the letter).

It is Assumed that all the letters reach their respective destination.

Just If the probability Of Letter to reach their respective Destination is 12\dfrac{1}{2}.

Then What Is the probability that in the first mm stages, the person who started the chain letter will not receive a letter .

Note by Vraj Mehta
4 years, 8 months ago

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Any Helps On this One??

Vraj Mehta - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Raghav Vaidyanathan

Vraj Mehta - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Vraj Mehta Isn't the solution not given in that book ?

A Former Brilliant Member - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@A Former Brilliant Member @Pratik Shastri 's Book??

Vraj Mehta - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Vraj Mehta Yeah .

A Former Brilliant Member - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@A Former Brilliant Member Nope,This Problem Isnt From that book..

And I thought Of this Extension While solving it..

Pratik Shastri And I discussed about it,but found dead Ends

Vraj Mehta - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Vraj Mehta Ok , I'll try it tomorrow .

A Former Brilliant Member - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Vraj Mehta Yes, I did see this. And i did think about it. But after a while it overwhelmed me. May not be possible to solve this by hand. Will try to do it again sometime.

Raghav Vaidyanathan - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Raghav Vaidyanathan I think this has some similarities with the Hydra question

Vraj Mehta - 4 years, 8 months ago

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@Vraj Mehta @Vraj Mehta Also look at the original problem and it's disputes.

Raghav Vaidyanathan - 4 years, 8 months ago

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