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The Safe (Posted on 2003-08-11) Difficulty: 2 of 5
A group of crazy bank robbers try to crack a safe, even though they don't have a clue what the code is. The code has 5 numbers in, and the numbers on the dial range from 1 to 60. If they crack the safe, they get 100 billion.(That's a British billion - a million million). If they get the code wrong, they get caught and fined 1 million.

Assuming the bank robbers don't enter the same code twice, if they keep trying and re-trying until they crack the safe, are they more likely to have lost or gained money? If so, how much would they probably gain/lose?

See The Solution Submitted by Lewis    
Rating: 2.7500 (4 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
QuestionSomething oddgabbo2004-09-16 00:06:15
my solution is redundantBart freeman2003-09-20 13:24:48
correct me if i'm wrongBart freeman2003-09-20 13:14:46
No SubjectDave Cheetham2003-08-17 13:12:19
Some Thoughtsre: solutionBrian Wainscott2003-08-12 15:22:15
Some Thoughtsre: daniel's solutionDaniel2003-08-11 17:25:09
solutionDaniel2003-08-11 17:13:20
code versus using it?Gamer2003-08-11 12:33:39
re: solutionSanjay2003-08-11 10:23:44
SolutionsolutionCharlie2003-08-11 09:43:59
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