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Pick a box! (Posted on 2002-03-28) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You are shown three boxes, and told that one of them contains a prize. You are then asked to pick one box, and if that box is the one with the prize, you will win it. After picking a box, you are shown that one of the other two boxes is empty, and offered a chance to change your selection.

Should you do this? Would changing your choice to the other remaining box affect your odds of winning? Why or why not?

See The Solution Submitted by levik    
Rating: 4.2857 (14 votes)

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Solution kinda easy | Comment 16 of 42 |
this is kinda easy. it's simple 'cause when they show u that one of the other boxes is empty and u can either keep ur choice on the box u chose or choose the other box that is left, u just keep ur choice. if u don't win then u don't win. take it like a man and stand there and say, "dawg, i'm keeping the box i chose and if it doesn't contain the money, then i'mma do what a real man would do... i'mma sock u and take the other box!!!" i'm joking. don't reply 2 this 'cause it's a joke. this is my answer. i'm choosing without looking @ other people's answers. so that's cool 2 know. peace out!
  Posted by omar on 2004-02-21 15:31:40
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