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Monty Hall Problem is so confusing.

  1. Aug 21, 2011 #1
    The Monty Hall problem is so confusing...can anyone explain it to me? :confused:
    For those of you who don't know what it is:
    You are invited to a game show in which there are three doors. "A car is behind one of the doors, and the other two doors have monkeys behind them. When you choose a door, the announcer opens a door with a monkey behind it, and asks if that will be your final choice."

    Apparently if you switch doors, you will have a 2/3 chance of getting the car. If you stick with your original choice, you will have a 1/3 chance of getting the car. :bugeye:
     
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  4. Aug 21, 2011 #3

    mathman

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    You might also google it.
     
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