
Re: Beating the Odds?
Posted:
Jan 30, 2013 10:14 AM


On Wed, 30 Jan 2013 00:29:09 0800, William Elliot <marsh@panix.com> wrote:
>There is a fair coin with a different integer on each side that you can't >see and you have no clue how these integers were selected. The coin is >flipped and you get to see what comes up. You must guess if that was the >larger of the two numbers or not. Can you do so with probability > 1/2?
Of course not. Seeing one side gives you no information about what's on the other side.

