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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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 Clarification | Comment 21 of 22 |
Each person has a different probability of winning during his or her turn. Everyone has the same chance of winning the whole game. A game is not just a single turn; it only ends when someone wins.
 Posted by Tristan on 2004-02-03 20:12:43

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