tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post112459282026050435..comments2022-07-26T20:48:08.865-04:00Comments on Question of the day: Game ShowAnonymoushttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comBlogger5125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-60249509981671898352017-10-28T02:28:22.501-04:002017-10-28T02:28:22.501-04:00good postgood postjhonyhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/13558625999736501408noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-1124653243294185402005-08-21T15:40:00.000-04:002005-08-21T15:40:00.000-04:00If you'd like to try out this answer in an interac...If you'd like to try out this answer in an interactive way, use cards instead of doors. Always switch away from your first choice. If you keep track of how many times you get the "prize", you'll see soon enough that Marilyn got it right!<BR/><BR/>You might also try searching on the web for the "Monty Hall" problem.Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-1124653121099571052005-08-21T15:38:00.000-04:002005-08-21T15:38:00.000-04:00This question was asked by Craig Whitaker in the "...This question was asked by Craig Whitaker in the "Ask Marilyn" in Parade Magazine in 1996. Marilyn's answer got quite a backlash, but it turns out she got it right. <BR/>If you switch to the other door, instead of having a 1 in 3 chance of winning, you'll have a 2 in 3 chance! The idea is simple but quite counterintuitive. By making a "blind" choice between the three doors, you have a 1 in 3 chance of being right, but a 2 in 3 chance of being wrong. Then door 3 is removed. By switching away from your first choice to door 2, you'll now have a 2 in 3 chance of being right!Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-1124652697022387102005-08-21T15:31:00.000-04:002005-08-21T15:31:00.000-04:00Good answer. But I was thinking of not just losin...Good answer. But I was thinking of not just losing out, but gaining!Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/18153935609499338685noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-15628310.post-1124596648173018522005-08-20T23:57:00.000-04:002005-08-20T23:57:00.000-04:00yeah it is to your advantage because you aren't re...yeah it is to your advantage because you aren't really losing anything by picking another door. i mean you are either going to get another goat (wjich you had in the first place) or you could end up with a car.amanda leehttps://www.blogger.com/profile/06340682230256142603noreply@blogger.com