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March 24th, 2018, 04:39 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Mar 2018 From: Toronto Posts: 2 Thanks: 0  Betting game sum of two dice
How to design betting game using sum of two dice where the expected value of a single play is $0.18 in favor of the player? i was thinking: if you roll the sum divisible by 3, you will get $2.54,otherwise,you loose $1?

March 24th, 2018, 08:23 PM  #2  
Senior Member Joined: May 2016 From: USA Posts: 1,310 Thanks: 551  Quote:
$\dfrac{2}{6} * 2.54 + \dfrac{4}{6} * (\ 1) = \dfrac{5.08  4}{6} = \dfrac{1.08}{6} = 0.18.$ Your answer looks good to me.  
March 24th, 2018, 09:00 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Feb 2016 From: Australia Posts: 1,822 Thanks: 643 Math Focus: Yet to find out.  Or, using a '\' before the \$ symbol to make them visible.

March 25th, 2018, 03:39 AM  #4 
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Thanks!


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