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    [SOLVED] Prob(a or b or c ... or z) NOT mutually exclusive

    i need a general form to solve Prob(a or b or c ... or z) that r not mutually exclusive.

    i managed to derive it for 2,3 and 4 variables but i can't seem to get a general form out of it, its recursive.


    any1 know a way?
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    Hello,

    See here : Inclusion?exclusion principle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    And please avoid the chat language ("r", any1,...)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moo View Post
    Hello,

    See here : Inclusion?exclusion principle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    And please avoid the chat language ("r", any1,...)
    thanks thats exactly what i wanted
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