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?
Please appreciate it is my personal experiences and love of mathematics that lead me to question the ethics of this posting. Of course, the moderators of this site are the ones who decided whether it is appropriate. I will abide and respect whatever decision they choose to make about this problem. I simply felt so strongly I had to post my opinion, you are certainly entitled to yours.
Posted by Hal9000
on 2003-11-11 16:17:39