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Solution to Puzzle #20: The Monty Hall Problem

This is a very tantalizing puzzle. At the outset it is very difficult to see why the odds should be different than 50-50. Thanks to everyone who responded, and there were many who did. The answer goes as follows: Contestants … Continue reading

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Puzzle #20: The Monty Hall Problem (Very Interesting – Must try!)

This is a puzzle I picked up from the Movie “21” that I was watching 2 days back. The scene is a class in MIT, where the professor gives this problem to one of the students. Here it goes: Suppose … Continue reading

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