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Unformatted text preview: a 49% of winning a bet and a 51% chance of losing a bet. What are the odds that you will be a net winner? What are the odds that you will leave Los Vegas with at least $150? 4. Consider a particle of mass m in a 1-D box of length a . For large values of E , compute the number of states the particle can have with energy ≤ E . Now perform the same calculation for a 2-D box of sides of length a . 5. In the general population, 1 person in 10 is left-handed. In a class of 39 students, what are the odds that there are (1) 0 left-handed people, (2) 2 left-handed people, and (3) 39 left-handed people? 1...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course PHYSICS 17 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '03 term at UCLA.
- Fall '03