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comment Suggestions for dealing with the “timed” balls-into-bins model
It seems odd to allow a negative delay.
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
That one is also completely different from your question. Since you don't have the background to tell the difference between your extremely basic question and the topics of research papers, post on MSE.
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
Finding the volume of a convex polytope is not the same thing at all.
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
No, it's fine to have lots of basic questions about polytopes on MSE. MO is primarily for mathematicians to ask each other about research-level mathematics, and this question is off-topic. That might not be immediate from reading it, but the context of your other questions makes it more clear.
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
math.stackexchange.com/questions/1298271/…
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
math.stackexchange.com/questions/1298020/…
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comment Characterize polytopes resulting from cutting a convex polytope by a hyperplane
If you don't get an answer on MSE, this can be because you need to improve the question there, not because it fits MO instead.
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answered Combinatorial formula for the number of different words
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comment Combinatorial formula for the number of different words
For $d$ slightly greater than $k/m$ it is natural to use a multidimensional normal approximation. I don't know whether that is progress for the ranges of values you care about.
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comment Could RH be a consequence of some kind of central limit theorem?
Let me point out as an example that the false Mertens' Conjecture en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mertens_conjecture is a priori stronger than RH, and it says that $\sum_{k=1}^n \mu(k) \lt \sqrt{n}$, whereas a simple probabilistic model says that this would have probability 0 by the law of the iterated logarithm. There are more complicated models that say the law of the iterated logarithm is not the right guide, but those don't affect the exponent of $n$.
May
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comment Could RH be a consequence of some kind of central limit theorem?
This sounds really speculative. There are real, known connections between probability and number theory that explain why $1/2$ shows up in both places. Are you familiar with those first, before trying to prove RH with probability?
May
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comment variance of compound binomial distributions
@kjetil b halvorsen: I agree that it is not research level for anyone studying probability. However, is it a reasonable question for someone working in another area who encounters some probability? The law of total variance does not have to be covered in a first or second class on probability, and many mathematicians in other fields do not know it, so I think it is a reasonable question for MO. I think this is similar in level to many other questions on MO.
May
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comment Counting ways to Arrange Variable Sized Objects into Fixed Number of Spaces
My guess is that the question is how many partitions there are of $n$ into distinct parts of size up to $i$.
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comment Counting ways to Arrange Variable Sized Objects into Fixed Number of Spaces
This question seems to be drawing a lot of attention before it is clear what is being asked. That's why there is the option of closing a question as unclear.
May
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revised No limit shape for random Young diagrams under z-measure?
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comment variance of compound binomial distributions
@kjetil b halvorsen: That it might be on-topic on stats.stackexchange.com does not automatically imply that it is off-topic here. I thought about trying to redirect it to stats.stackexchange.com, but decided against it. Since the question had an upvote and was about probability, and the law of total variance is not as well known as it should be, I figured that it would be fine here.
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comment variance of compound binomial distributions
I think this one doesn't need to be cited (you might cite the Wikipedia page or one of its references), but there are some standard styles for citing answers from MathOverflow. If you left-click on the word "share" under the answer, and then click "cite" on the bottom left, you can get an example of a citation of this answer.
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revised variance of compound binomial distributions
Trivial changes.
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answered variance of compound binomial distributions