[SciPy-User] Simple math question

Pierre Barbier de Reuille pierre@barbierdereuille....
Wed Feb 13 07:23:50 CST 2013


Assuming 0 <= p <= 1, I don't see the problem there.

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Barbier de Reuille Pierre


On 13 February 2013 13:05, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:

> A basic combinatorial prob problem, which you will no doubt recognize,
> would
> have a solution:
>
> 1 - (1 - p)^n
>
> Any suggestion to calculate this, when n -> 10^5 ?
>
> Best I can think of is
>
> clip (n*p, -nan, 1)
>
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