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  •  wow, that is really succinct!!! (2+ / 0-)
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    plf515, NCrissieB

    2/3 of the time your initial guess was wrong and the other unopened door must be right.  Conversely, 1/3 of the time your initial guess was right and the other unopened door must be wrong.

    Thus it's twice as likely you'll win by switching.

    that is the best and shortest explanation I have ever seen of this problem!!!

    ::hugggggs:: to everyone

    Politics is like driving. To go backward, put it in R. To go forward, put it in D.
    President Obama. Still a thrill to see that in print.

    by TrueBlueMajority on Tue May 05, 2009 at 07:42:14 AM PDT

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