P002

There are 100 insulated wires running through a pipe. At each end of the pipe, the wires are shorted together in randomly choosen pairs; the pairs independently choosen at each end. Since no open ends are left over, these hundred wires will form one or more independent closed circuits.

Calculate the average number of such circuits.

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One Response

  1. This is the summation of a harmonic progrssion

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