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Quit While You're Ahead (Posted on 2003-11-10) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Two men are playing Russian roulette using a pistol with six chambers.
A single bullet is used and the chamber is spun after every turn.

What is the probability that the first man will lose?

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Answer | Comment 22 of 23 |
The required probability is approximately 0.5454.
  Posted by K Sengupta on 2008-03-20 09:42:59
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