Of course!!! How clever. I don't know why that didn't occur to me.1 white in jar #1 & the other 99 in jar #2?
Of course!!! How clever. I don't know why that didn't occur to me.1 white in jar #1 & the other 99 in jar #2?
If my calculations are correct, that gives you a 74.7% chance of survival.
=(.5 * 1) + (.5 * (49/99))
A lot better than 50/50...
That doesn't necessarily help, unless you know for a fact that they will always pick from the top. If they always pick from the bottom, you're in big trouble...What if all the black marbles are on the bottom?
...What if all the black marbles are on the bottom?...
~Smitty
Where do you find "barbarians" who make you answer math questions in order to live?
~Smitty