Neatorama Posts Tagged "probability"
Can You Solve the Frog Riddle?...

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpwSGsb-rTs](Vide...  ...ott explains in this demonstration of conditional probability .-via The Kids Should See This

https://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/08/Can-You-Solve-the-Frog-Riddle/
The Sleeping Beauty Problem...

I’m not sure whether this is totally a math...  ...mes.Heads/MondayTails/MondayTails/Tuesday And the probability of any of them is one third. But the way that &ld...

https://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/02/The-Sleeping-Beauty-Problem/

Mental_floss has a list of ten paradoxes, dealing...  ...one of whom we know to be a boy. What then is the probability that the other child is a boy? The obvious answer...  ...d is a boy? The obvious answer is to say that the probability is 1/2—after all, the other child can only...  ...—namely MM, M...

The Birthday Paradox at the World Cup...

The Birthday Paradox states that in a group of just 23 people, the odds that two of those people will have the same birthday is 50%. If the size of the group goes up to 70 people, there is more than a 99% chance that two...

I Was Told There Would Be No Math...

The correct answer is "An African or a European swallow?" Or, for partial credit, "blue". Pencils down. Link -via Blame It on the Voices...

https://www.neatorama.com/2011/10/30/i-was-told-there-would-be-no-math/
Pigeons Outperform Humans at Monty Hall Dilemma...

The Monty Hall Problem is a common mathematical fallacy based on Monty Hall's game show Let's Make a Deal. It works like this: Imagine that youâ€™re in a game show and your host shows you three doors. Behind one of t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2010/04/03/pigeons-outperform-humans-at-monty-hall-dilemma/
How to Use Math to Choose a Spouse...

Chris Matyszczyk explains that the laws of probability indicate when you should settle for one prospecti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2009/09/11/how-to-use-math-to-choose-a-spouse/
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