Monday, February 06, 2006

Your Second Problem

How long do you think you would have to wait in a line if you hold ticket number 300?

The answer and hint can be found here

Mr. H

Please answer all problems in as much detail as possible. The comment box should provide you with lots of room.

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At 6:22 p.m., Blogger Squeaky_Cheeks74 said...

Well you have to estimate.
Pretend each guy takes 5 minutes
so go 5x300=1500 minutes
about 25 hours to wait in line if your 300

At 6:33 p.m., Blogger Mr. H said...

Is that realistic?? 5 minutes a person might be a bit long. There might be more ticket sale windows open so more people could be serviced at the same time.

Thanks for doing the question. Stay tuned for more.


At 9:03 p.m., Blogger ennarr said...

1. Estimation depend on the average service time at the counter.
2. Howmany people in the line have left (did not want to watch the concert)?
3. Has the "ticket issue" already started ? or what is the current number in the queue?
4. Whether all the numbers are serviced by only one counter or more than one counter?

At 6:41 p.m., Blogger Mr. H said...

enarr those are all great ideas. Put values to your ideas and see what your times would be.


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