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Re^2: Spooky math problem

by tilly (Archbishop)
on Sep 09, 2004 at 01:29 UTC ( #389531=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    P(You're right)
      = P(You're handed x)*P(You don't think that x is larger)
        + P(You're handed y)*P(You think that y is larger)
      = 0.5 * (1 - p(x)) + 0.5 * p(y)
      = 0.5 + 0.5*(p(y) - p(x))
    
  2. or download this
         (Right if handed the larger) |
         <----------------------------|
    ...
                   |
                   |------------------------------->
                   | (Right if handed the smaller)
    

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