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    Bit confused, thought it was asking me to write out the possible combinations, i.e 3,4,5,6 and their respective probabilities? If it wanted this what would it ask, and what exactly does range mean?

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    Bit confused, thought it was asking me to write out the possible combinations, i.e 3,4,5,6 and their respective probabilities? If it wanted this what would it ask, and what exactly does range mean?

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    (Original post by Patrick2810)
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    Bit confused, thought it was asking me to write out the possible combinations, i.e 3,4,5,6 and their respective probabilities? If it wanted this what would it ask, and what exactly does range mean?

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    That is a rather deviously worded question; not surprised you had problems.

    If it wanted, 3,4,5,6 it would have said the sum of the three balls.

    Here the range of the three balls, is the highest value minus the lowest value.
    E.g. (1,1,1), has a range of 1-1=0
    (1,1,2) has a 2-1 = 1

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    That is a rather deviously worded question; not surprised you had problems.

    If it wanted, 3,4,5,6 it would have said the sum of the three balls.

    Here the range of the three balls, is the highest value minus the lowest value.
    E.g. (1,1,1), has a range of 1-1=0
    (1,1,2) has a 2-1 = 1

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    (Original post by ghostwalker)
    That is a rather deviously worded question; not surprised you had problems.

    If it wanted, 3,4,5,6 it would have said the sum of the three balls.

    Here the range of the three balls, is the highest value minus the lowest value.
    E.g. (1,1,1), has a range of 1-1=0
    (1,1,2) has a 2-1 = 1

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    (Original post by TeeEm)
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    thanks both of you

    so range - > look at possible samples and find ranges of each of them i,e (1,2,2) (1,1,1) etc
    sum -> do what I did i.e find probabilities off each possible total sum
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    thanks both of you

    so range - > look at possible samples and find ranges of each of them i,e (1,2,2) (1,1,1) etc
    sum -> do what I did i.e find probabilities off each possible total sum
    Context is important.

    "the range of the numbers on the balls" tells you that they are after the range of each random selection.
 
 
 
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