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Boxuan
Jun 21st, 2011, 10:49 AM
I notice there're 7 british ladies in the MD, all non-seeds, and none of them was drawn with a seed in r1. What's the chances of that?:confused:

My calculation: there're 128 places, minus 32 seeds, then every non-seed have 64/96=2/3 chances to avoid a seed, for all 7 of them: 2/3^7=5.85%:eek:

Now I don't think my calculation is perfect, can someone better at it tell me how to solve this problem?:help:

Svetlana)))
Jun 21st, 2011, 10:55 AM
Who cares? They should all just retire and open a florist shop together.

Mightymirza
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:02 AM
Lol.. Not quite.. But it should be close.. :lol: 32 non seeds will always draw a seed. So total number of ways this can happen is 96C32 if 7 Brits are not to draw any seed then the 32 have to be chosen among remaining 89. So the number of ways is 89C32. Hence the probability is 89C32/96C32=64/96*63/95*...*58/90

Lisickinator
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:03 AM
(64 / 96) * (63 / 95) * (62 / 94) * (61 / 93) * (60 / 92) * (59 / 91) * (58 / 90) = 0.0521189831=5.21% :scratch:

Mightymirza
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:03 AM
Who cares? They should all just retire and open a florist shop together.

:lol:

Adrian.
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:03 AM
:rolls::haha::rolls:

Boxuan
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:09 AM
Thanks to Mirza and Lisicki!:lol: Are Germans all good at math?

Nervenbuendel
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:32 AM
Thanks to Mirza and Lisicki!:lol: Are Germans all good at math?

To tell the truth: no ;) - but there once was a good math education in Germany long ago, let's say in the year 1987 (apart from that: Mirza is a decent person of Indian origin, I will never ever forget his wonderful pics of Benesova from the abondoned tournament at Forest Hills some years ago). :worship:

This is not real sophisticated math, just stuff of a simple math sequence. :)

Mightymirza
Jun 21st, 2011, 11:54 AM
To tell the truth: no ;) - but there once was a good math education in Germany long ago, let's say in the year 1987 (apart from that: Mirza is a decent person of Indian origin, I will never ever forget his wonderful pics of Benesova from the abondoned tournament in Forest Hills some years ago). :worship:

This is not real sophisticated math, just stuff of a simple math sequence. :)

:lol: Dankeschoen ;). They used to have some really good players at forest hills given how small it was..

Yeah and I am not German.. Just living in Germany nowdays :lol:

quote unquote
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:16 PM
all draws are rigged to certain extent

and TV shows. one time i am watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and they guy said he liked Japan history, guess what!? he get a Q - 'What Do Kamikaze Mean'? what the chances!? before the show they test who will be good for the ratings and if they have someone on the show and the producers feel they is rubbish and people are losing interest they give them a question they is sure they dont not know the answer of

this is why no tennis draw is ever public, i know, i never ever seen one

JJ Expres
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:16 PM
(64 / 96) * (63 / 95) * (62 / 94) * (61 / 93) * (60 / 92) * (59 / 91) * (58 / 90) = 0.0521189831=5.21% :scratch:

this.

Svetlana)))
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:26 PM
all draws are rigged to certain extent

and TV shows. one time i am watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and they guy said he liked Japan history, guess what!? he get a Q - 'What Do Kamikaze Mean'? what the chances!? before the show they test who will be good for the ratings and if they have someone on the show and the producers feel they is rubbish and people are losing interest they give them a question they is sure they dont not know the answer of

this is why no tennis draw is ever public, i know, i never ever seen one

:hysteric:

eDonkey
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:41 PM
all draws are rigged to certain extent

and TV shows. one time i am watching Who Wants To Be A Millionaire and they guy said he liked Japan history, guess what!? he get a Q - 'What Do Kamikaze Mean'? what the chances!? before the show they test who will be good for the ratings and if they have someone on the show and the producers feel they is rubbish and people are losing interest they give them a question they is sure they dont not know the answer of

this is why no tennis draw is ever public, i know, i never ever seen one

Good luck with this logic. :drink:

Chances may be very slim and this is why it doesn't happen that often.:p

Boxuan
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:44 PM
I think this isn't a big deal comparing with the Isner-Mahut reunion!:lol:

Mightymirza
Jun 21st, 2011, 12:45 PM
True :lol: High chance that that match is rigged :lol: