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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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  1. Algebraic! Group Title
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    monty haul.

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    the answer is always to switch, but i dont understand why....

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  3. Algebraic! Group Title
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    always switch.

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  4. lgbasallote Group Title
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    i don't think it's monty hall

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  5. Algebraic! Group Title
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    it is.

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  6. lgbasallote Group Title
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    because in that principle.. one is guarranteed to have a prize,,,in this case...it's not

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

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

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  9. lgbasallote Group Title
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    yes. one of the door has a guaranteed prize

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

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  11. lgbasallote Group Title
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    so how is it applicable?

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  12. Algebraic! Group Title
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    same principle. increased information.

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

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  14. lgbasallote Group Title
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    can it be proven mathematically?

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

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  16. lgbasallote Group Title
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    that wiki page demonstrates one prize two not

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

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  18. Algebraic! Group Title
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    k.

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  19. lgbasallote Group Title
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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

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    i just cant figure out how

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