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The Poisson Variation of Montmort's Matching Problem

A generalization of the classical hat-check problem is introduced and solved.
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3407
MSC Codes: 
97K50
Author(s): 
Don Rawlings (California Polytechnic State University)
Publication Date: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
June, 2000
Subject(s): 
Elementary Probability
Probability
Statistics and Probability
Topic(s): 
Famous Problems, Hat Check
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Rating Count: 
27.00
Rating Sum: 
85.00
Rating Average: 
3.15
Applicable Course(s): 
7.2 Probability
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Sunday, August 26, 2012
Average: 3.2 (27 votes)

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