Famous Problems, Other
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enSome Remarks about Bridge Probabilities
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<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><em>Some probalistic examples, primarily in the game of bridge, not found in standard elementary texts, are discussed.</em></div></div></div>Fri, 05 Feb 2010 15:15:36 +0000newton_admin95496 at http://www.maa.orgThe Prisoner's Dilemma
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/the-prisoners-dilemma
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>\(N\) white balls and \(N\) black balls, identical in shape, are distributed into two identical bags. One bag is picked at random and one ball is drawn at random. How should the balls be distributed to maximize the probability that this ball is white.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:03:25 +0000newton_admin95301 at http://www.maa.orgGeneral Russian Roulette
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/general-russian-roulette
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>The game of Russian roulette is generalized to \(n\) players, each with a revolver.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:03:25 +0000newton_admin95412 at http://www.maa.orgThe St. Basil's Cake Problem
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/the-st-basils-cake-problem
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><em>A Buffon Needle-type problem for a coin dropped onto a sectioned circle is analyzed.</em></div></div></div>Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:03:25 +0000newton_admin95552 at http://www.maa.orgWinning at Rock-Paper-Scissors
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/winning-at-rock-paper-scissors
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Experiments show that people tend to behave "unfairly" in the fair R-P-S games. The authors find the optimal strategies for two cases.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:03:25 +0000newton_admin95795 at http://www.maa.orgFamous Problems, other (Classroom Capsules and Notes)
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/famous-problems-other-classroom-capsules-and-notes
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