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Re: probability question about the dice game
Posted:
Feb 18, 2013 2:47 PM


On Thursday, February 14, 2013 5:50:27 AM UTC8, Jussi Piitulainen wrote: > starwayinc@gmail.com writes: > > > > > two players Ann and Bob roll the dice. each rolls twice, Ann wins if > > > her higher score of the two rolls is higher than Bobs, other wise > > > Bob wins. please give the analyse about what is the probability that > > > Ann will win the game > > > > > > > Because > > > > >>> from itertools import product > > >>> die = {1,2,3,4,5,6} > > >>> dice = set(product(die, die, die, die))
Homeland (In)security just opened a folder on you for writing
"die, die, die, die "; they believe you're threatening someone.
> > >>> sum(int(max(a,b) > max(c,d)) for a,b,c,d in dice) > > 505 > > >>> sum(int(max(a,b) <= max(c,d)) for a,b,c,d in dice) > > 791 > > > > I'd say her odds are 505 for and 791 against. I hope my gambling > > vocabulary is not too far off.

