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by mjudell
December 24th, 2017, 7:32 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: wrap the cube
Replies: 42
Views: 8451

Re: wrap the cube

You been wrapping Christmas presents haven't you?
I have indeed  :D
by mjudell
December 24th, 2017, 6:20 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: wrap the cube
Replies: 42
Views: 8451

Re: wrap the cube

Original Sheet: |----|----|----| | 1  | 2  | 3  | |----|----|----| | 4  | 5  | 6  | |----|----|----| | 7  | 8  | 9  | |----|----|----| Cuts: |----|----|----| | 1  | 2  | 3  | |----|++++++ | 4  | 5  | 6  | |----|++++++ | 7  | 8  | 9  | |----|----|----|                                                 ...
by mjudell
December 23rd, 2017, 11:14 pm
Forum: Brainteaser Forum
Topic: an interview question, the probability of picking a seat randomly in a stadium
Replies: 12
Views: 21274

Re: an interview question, the probability of picking a seat randomly in a stadium

With slight re-wording this would be a generalization of the Monte Hall problem.  E.g. There are N chairs with 1 prize randomly placed beneath. You pick a chair at random.  K chairs are removed--including neither your choice nor the winning chair. Q1: What is the probability your chair is the winner...
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