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anonymous
 4 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?
anonymous
 4 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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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the answer is always to switch, but i dont understand why....

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i don't think it's monty hall

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because in that principle.. one is guarranteed to have a prize,,,in this case...it's not

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so it's not monty hall right?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes. one of the door has a guaranteed prize

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in this case, there is a chance all three boxes don't have prizes

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how is it applicable?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0same principle. increased information.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0your odds of winning go up...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can it be proven mathematically?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it is, on that wiki page.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that wiki page demonstrates one prize two not

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0different from this situation wherein there are ten boxes

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i 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

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i just cant figure out how
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