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Game of luck (Posted on 2004-01-27) Difficulty: 2 of 5
4 people play a game of chance. They each take turns until everyone has taken a turn, then they begin a new round. They stay in the same order every round. Every time a player takes a turn, they have a certain chance of winning. When someone wins, the game ends. They all have even odds of winning a game. The chance of someone winning in any given round is 3/5.

What is the probability for each person to win during their turns?

See The Solution Submitted by Tristan    
Rating: 3.4000 (5 votes)

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Some Thoughts re(5): another remark to SK 'S solution | Comment 18 of 22 |
(In reply to re(4): another remark to SK 'S solution by Charlie)

Thanks for your remarks.
However you did not comment about the sum of the probabilities not being equal to 1 (100%).
I still maintain that ambiguity prevails.
I put the problem on hold untill further clarifications
and if none come up I will solve the problem upon
well-defined assumptions.
And again- your comments are appreciated.
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2004-01-31 17:51:41

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