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You are in a gameshow. You were showed ten boxes. One of the boxes contains money; the rest are empty. You are then asked to select three boxes. After doing so, you are asked to choose one of the three boxes you chose. Then, one of the two boxes you didn't choose was opened and revealed empty. You are then given a chance to switch to the other box or not. What do you do?
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You are in a gameshow. You were showed ten boxes. One of the boxes contains money; the rest are empty. You are then asked to select three boxes. After doing so, you are asked to choose one of the three boxes you chose. Then, one of the two boxes you didn't choose was opened and revealed empty. You are then given a chance to switch to the other box or not. What do you do?
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JnluceroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the answer is always to switch, but i dont understand why....
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i don't think it's monty hall
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because in that principle.. one is guarranteed to have a prize,,,in this case...it's not
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so it's not monty hall right?
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_hall_paradox
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes. one of the door has a guaranteed prize
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
in this case, there is a chance all three boxes don't have prizes
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so how is it applicable?
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
same principle. increased information.
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
your odds of winning go up...
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can it be proven mathematically?
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Algebraic!Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think it is, on that wiki page.
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that wiki page demonstrates one prize two not
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
different from this situation wherein there are ten boxes
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i also know it's not monty hall because according to that principle..the answer should be switch. but the answer to this one is to not switch
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i just cant figure out how
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