Explaining the Monty Hall problem to people is so much fun.
@flyingpimonster I struggled with that so much the first time I heard it... What eventually made it click was the 100 doors and then they toss out 98 of them and ask you if you want to switch.
@flyingpimonster I hate those types of problems. I had to build a Python sim of it just so I could understand it!
@kambing It's a math puzzle based on a game show. There are 3 doors, behind one of which is a prize. You start by picking a door. The host will open a different door that does not contain the prize. You are then given the option to change your choice. Should you?
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