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# Show me how to flip a coin 15 times and tell me all 32,768 possible outcomes

How do I find every possible outcome of an arbitrary length set of coin flips?
posted by mcstayinskool on Mar 22, 2012 - 8 answers

# Permutations: an extension of the odd sock problem

I've annoyed myself by getting stuck attempting to work out a silly maths problem relating to permutations. It's an extension of the 'how many odd socks do I have to pull out of a drawer before I find a pair' problem. Only my theoretical sock-wearer has three legs. And a penchant for odd socks.
posted by Beautiful Screaming Lady on Sep 1, 2009 - 7 answers

# Catch a cheater by the toe...

How can one cheat and predict the outcome of eenie meenie miny moe?
posted by snailer on Jan 29, 2007 - 17 answers

# Combinations and Permutations

Combinations and permutations are something that's starting cropping up a lot in my work and I need to rapidly elevate myself from utterly rubbish to vaguely proficient (example included).
posted by forallmankind on Apr 28, 2005 - 10 answers

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