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Simple coins (Posted on 2002-04-09) Difficulty: 2 of 5
I toss two coins and look at the outcome. I then tell you that at least one of the coins is showing up as "tails". What is the chance that the other one is showing "tails" as well?

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re: People! Get a clue! | Comment 19 of 45 |
(In reply to People! Get a clue! by nikki)

The "I" who tells is a person. That person has choices. Just because it is not a third person doesn't change the fact that the person, the narrator, had to choose what to report in the case of a split outcome.
  Posted by Charlie on 2003-08-03 07:10:11

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