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Oh no, not Monty again! (Posted on 2015-06-17) Difficulty: 3 of 5

The Monty Hall problem is a well known brain teaser. Here is a variant.

You're on a game show, and you're given the choice of three boxes. Two boxes each contain $1000; the third contains $4000.

You pick one box and the host picks another. The host removes this box, which contains $1000, and adds $1000 to your box. He then offers you the choice to switch to the remaining box.

Do you switch, or stick with your original box?

See The Solution Submitted by broll    
Rating: 5.0000 (3 votes)

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re: Solution | Comment 7 of 9 |
(In reply to Solution by puzzlesrfun)

The error here is you consider two things that cannot happen. Monty cannot remove the 4k box. 
  Posted by Jer on 2015-07-29 19:18:47

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