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    • Keywords

       

      Discrete probability, finite groups, game theory.

    • Abstract

       

      The author did not learn probability theory properly when itwas taught to him as an undergraduate. However, now thathe has to teach it has become a fascination. The followingproblem is based on a section in the book Asymptopia by JoelSpencer and Laura Florescu. The original problem had a

      “life or death” formulation. This version is less murderous!

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Kapil Hari Paranjape1

      1. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali Sector 81, SAS Nagar Manauli PO Punjab 140 306, India.
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