[extropy-chat] what is probability?

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Sat Jan 13 19:41:57 UTC 2007

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> From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org [mailto:extropy-chat-
> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of spike
> > Cool problem!  I see how one could get either one third or one half with
> > what appears to be equally valid assumptions... spike
> I set this up empirically.  The computer says the answer is 1/3.  But I
> can't be sure I didn't somehow program in the answer.
> spike

Suspicion confirmed.  I can change one line of code to another assumption
that is equally reasonable and get 1/2.  Change the same line of code and
get any value between 1/2 and 1/3.

Kewalllllll.  {8-]


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