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Newbie Joined: Oct 2009 Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  Numb3rs TV show on russian roulette wrong? Quote:
 
October 10th, 2009, 05:18 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Numb3rs TV show on russian roulette wrong?
Their analysis is correct if you don't spin the chamber. Obviously if you spin the chamber the odds are the same each time.


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