Category: Probability

How many tunes?

Beginning in 2008, there was quite a hubbub in the Australian music industry. The publishing company, Larrikin Music, sued the iconic Australian band Men At Work claiming that the flute riff for their hit song Down Under was taken from …

Thinking about Probability

Probability is all about counting. The basic problem in probability is to work out how likely something is by counting how many ways it can happen, and then comparing that number to how many ways any ways anything can happen. …