# what do you do if you want to reject a girl?

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#81
(Original post by Zapsta)
Look, if you care that much about getting no negative feelings from them whatsoever, you only have three options: pretending your gay, faking your own death and going out with them. That's it.
as for the 1st immoral, the second impossible, athe 3rd i didnt quite catch
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17 years ago
#82
(Original post by maximusmak)
as for the 1st immoral, the second impossible, athe 3rd i didnt quite catch
1st is not immoral, 2nd is not impossible, 3rd is obvious. It's a matter of personal preference which you pick.
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17 years ago
#83
(Original post by maximusmak)
like i said, tell him blantant, if he dont except it, then you'll know then if his a real GOOD mate or not. if he is he'll except friendship, if he doesnt he'l only want pussy, and your not cheap are you, so his not worth it
Me cheap?! ha! not on your life buddy!.. so yeah, ill do that.
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#84
(Original post by Zapsta)
Sigh. First ball. There are 10 balls in the bag. There is a one in 10 chance you will take out the number one ball. Second ball. There are 9 balls left. There is a 1 in 9 chance that you will take out the number two ball. Therefore the chance of you getting the number one ball, then the number 2 ball, is 1 in 10 x 9, or one in 90. Then for the third ball there are 8 balls left, so there is a one in 8 chance you will pic out number 3, and so on. So the probability of you picking out numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 then 10 in that order is 1 in 1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 x 7 x 8 x 9 x 10, or 1 in 3,628,800. End.
it dont go that way cuz its true what you say but you also have to multiply them being in order, the multiplication you done only counted the possiblity of taking 1 out at a time excluding order factor
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#85
(Original post by Everdawn)
Me cheap?! ha! not on your life buddy!.. so yeah, ill do that.
hipe it works out, tell me how it came out, i might use that 1 if it was successful, dnt 4get.
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17 years ago
#86
(Original post by maximusmak)
it dont go that way cuz its true what you say but you also have to multiply them being in order, the multiplication you done only counted the possiblity of taking 1 out at a time excluding order factor

What? If you take one ball out at a time, the probability of taking one ball out at a time is 1.
Have I misunderstood?
As far as I am concerned, Zapsta's calculation is correct.
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#87
(Original post by hitchhiker_13)
What? If you take one ball out at a time, the probability of taking one ball out at a time is 1.
Have I misunderstood?
As far as I am concerned, Zapsta's calculation is correct.
if you studied maths, then you will know that it isnt
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17 years ago
#88
(Original post by maximusmak)
it dont go that way cuz its true what you say but you also have to multiply them being in order, the multiplication you done only counted the possiblity of taking 1 out at a time excluding order factor
Being in order - already accounted for. Taking out more than one at a time - probability is the same. Please tell us why you are in any position to know any different and how the calculation should instead be carried out.
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17 years ago
#89
(Original post by maximusmak)
if you studied maths, then you will know that it isnt
I do.
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17 years ago
#90
wow, i totally do not do maths.
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17 years ago
#91
(Original post by Everdawn)
wow, i totally do not do maths.
Well to be honest, although I do AS maths, I only have S1 knowledge of statistics, but I think this is enough to do this problem.
Zapsta's calculation seems right to me. It's certainly the way I would have done it.
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17 years ago
#92
Yep. I think that the calculation's right. How come maximusmak doesn't think it's right?
We learnt about all that sort of stuff in year 7.
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#93
(Original post by piggysqueak)
Yep. I think that the calculation's right. How come maximusmak doesn't think it's right?
We learnt about all that sort of stuff in year 7.
because a resonable resource told me otherwise
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17 years ago
#94
maximusmak, would you agree that any one of 10 balls could be taken initially, and the 'correct' one has a one in ten chance of being chosen?
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17 years ago
#95
(Original post by maximusmak)
because a resonable resource told me otherwise

What resource?
Was it a maths teacher/ textbook?
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17 years ago
#96
Okay, sorry, but I'm at GCSE standard, higher level, top set, bottom of class, and even I can tell that Zapsta's calculation is correct.
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17 years ago
#97
(Original post by hitchhiker_13)
What resource?
What it a maths teacher/ textbook?
Lol. I think he's referring to his prophet who also proclaims to know the meaning of life.
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17 years ago
#98
(Original post by Zapsta)
Lol. I think he's referring to his prophet who also proclaims to know the meaning of life.

I thought as much, but he did say to me earlier when I said your calculation was right, "if you studied maths, then you will know that it isnt."
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17 years ago
#99
(Original post by hitchhiker_13)
I thought as much, but he did say to me earlier when I said your calculation was right, "if you studied maths, then you will know that it isnt."
Yeah, I read that, I didn't get it. I'm doing my further maths a-level, I still think it's right.
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#100
(Original post by dreamer)
maximusmak, would you agree that any one of 10 balls could be taken initially, and the 'correct' one has a one in ten chance of being chosen?
yeah, corse i do
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