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TomasB
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If you see a Green die showing six it is showing six with a probability of 100%. That's not very tricky. Smile Yes, it is based on the exact wording of the problem posed. By now we know how important that is.

/Tomas
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Ooops! I left off a couple of keystrokes.
I meant "between 0 and 1/6 inclusive."

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On 2006-03-09 15:08, TomasB wrote:
And in John's case it'd be 5/6 / (1+1+1+1+1+5/6) = 5/7

/Tomas


I don't understand how you got 5/7.

(I'm just teasing Tomas, since he pointed out a careless error in
one of my posts.)

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HA! Smile

and Ooops. Let's blame Bill and the Windows Calculator whenever we make errors, ok?

/Tomas
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