[extropy-chat] what is probability?
spike66 at comcast.net
Sat Jan 13 19:41:57 UTC 2007
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> 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.
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.
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