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 Game of luck (Posted on 2004-01-27)
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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 re(6): another remark to SK 'S solution | Comment 19 of 22 |
(In reply to re(5): another remark to SK 'S solution by Ady TZIDON)

I must have missed something Ady...

Who said there's a 100% chance of anything occuring? (except that EVENTUALLY, after perhaps many rounds, someone must win)

What Tristan wrote is clear.
 Posted by SilverKnight on 2004-01-31 18:54:46

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