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Old 07 February 2014, 07:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Chloe View Post
Twice as often?
yes, 1/3 of the time you will lose by switching, and 2/3 of the time you win by switching. So you win twice as often by switching. (that is, if the game is replayed numerous times so that odds can manifest themselves. When you play it only once of course, it is simply that your odds are twice as good when you switch).

Hmm, now what if the two 'dud' boxes each had the different quantum states of Schrodinger's Cat, and when the host reveals the box in step two, it is always a cat, alive or dead?
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