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Topic: probability question about the dice game
Replies: 21   Last Post: Feb 18, 2013 2:47 PM

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 Bacle H Posts: 283 Registered: 4/8/12
Re: probability question about the dice game
Posted: Feb 18, 2013 2:47 PM

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 5:50:27 AM UTC-8, Jussi Piitulainen wrote:
> starwayinc@gmail.com writes:
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> > two players Ann and Bob roll the dice. each rolls twice, Ann wins if
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> > her higher score of the two rolls is higher than Bobs, other wise
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> > Bob wins. please give the analyse about what is the probability that
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> > Ann will win the game
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> Because
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> >>> from itertools import product
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> >>> die = {1,2,3,4,5,6}
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> >>> 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.

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> >>> sum(int(max(a,b) > max(c,d)) for a,b,c,d in dice)
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> 505
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> >>> sum(int(max(a,b) <= max(c,d)) for a,b,c,d in dice)
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> 791
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> I'd say her odds are 505 for and 791 against. I hope my gambling
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> vocabulary is not too far off.

Date Subject Author
2/14/13 Jussi Piitulainen
2/14/13 David C. Ullrich
2/14/13 Jussi Piitulainen
2/14/13 Paul
2/14/13 Paul
2/14/13 Jussi Piitulainen
2/14/13 Paul
2/14/13 quasi
2/15/13 David C. Ullrich
2/15/13 Paul
2/15/13 Paul
2/15/13 David C. Ullrich
2/14/13 bacle
2/18/13 Bacle H
2/14/13 RGVickson@shaw.ca
2/14/13 Jussi Piitulainen
2/14/13 RGVickson@shaw.ca
2/14/13 Jussi Piitulainen
2/14/13 quasi
2/15/13 Frederick Williams
2/14/13 RGVickson@shaw.ca