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Repeated roll (Posted on 2012-05-25) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Consider the following game: Roll a fair die of n sides. Continue rolling until some number has been rolled twice. You win if it takes 4 or more additional rolls (5 or more total).

What is the least number of sides the die could have if the expected number of additional rolls required is greater than 4?

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An erroneous interpretation erased by the solver

Edited on May 25, 2012, 3:05 pm
  Posted by Ady TZIDON on 2012-05-25 12:51:04

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