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lgbasallote

  • 3 years ago

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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  1. Algebraic!
    • 3 years ago
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    monty haul.

  2. Jnlucero
    • 3 years ago
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    the answer is always to switch, but i dont understand why....

  3. Algebraic!
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    always switch.

  4. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    i don't think it's monty hall

  5. Algebraic!
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    it is.

  6. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    because in that principle.. one is guarranteed to have a prize,,,in this case...it's not

  7. lgbasallote
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    so it's not monty hall right?

  8. Algebraic!
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monty_hall_paradox

  9. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    yes. one of the door has a guaranteed prize

  10. lgbasallote
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    in this case, there is a chance all three boxes don't have prizes

  11. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    so how is it applicable?

  12. Algebraic!
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    same principle. increased information.

  13. Algebraic!
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    your odds of winning go up...

  14. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    can it be proven mathematically?

  15. Algebraic!
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    I think it is, on that wiki page.

  16. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    that wiki page demonstrates one prize two not

  17. lgbasallote
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    different from this situation wherein there are ten boxes

  18. Algebraic!
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    k.

  19. lgbasallote
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    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

  20. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    i just cant figure out how

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