Are you a rational consumer? (fwd)

Willaim Thurber - PhD Student thurber at FMGMT.MGMT.UTORONTO.CA
Wed Sep 13 15:13:18 MDT 1995


Oops, just more stupidity of my incompetence on display, sorry people it
should be coins.
 
--Will
 
On Wed, 13 Sep 1995, Dennis Putnam wrote:
 
> >  SNIP
> >
> > Question 4
> > ----------
> >
> > Which is more likely, when you roll 6 dice and get a HHHHHH or HHTHTT?
> >
> > 6 HEADS OR 2 HEADS, A TAIL, A HEAD, TWO TAILS
> >
> >  SNIP
>
> As a D&D player (and DM) from a while back I have seen many dice of different
> sides. None have Heads or Tails on them? Are we talking about coins here,
> or normal 6 sided dice? What is a head on a 6 sided dice? Perhaps this is a
> trick question and the answer is the probability is the same for both, namely
> zero since such a die is undefined.
>
> --
> Dennis Putnam, Manager
> Technical Planning and Services
> Hayes Microcomputer Products, Inc.
>
> Opinions expressed are mine and should not be viewed as an official positon of
> Hayes or its management.
>



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