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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?

See The Solution Submitted by DJ    
Rating: 3.5556 (9 votes)

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re(3): A footnote to this problem | Comment 11 of 23 |
(In reply to re(2): A footnote to this problem by Dan)

Hehehe... Brilliant!
Much better.
  Posted by Popstar Dave on 2003-11-11 07:11:29

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