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Daily Archive February 26th, 2013

Two girls on an island problems

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COUNTERINTUITIVE PROBABILITIES REDUX Drawn in by our post Tuesday’s child is full of probability problems, author and Professor of Operations Research and Probability Henk Tijms writes in with two new puzzles: Problem 1: An isolated island is ruled by a dictator. Every family on the island has two children. Each child is equally likely a […]