In the last issue of The Tottenham Report, I discussed how little many of us understand numbers and to demonstrate this, I posed a probability problem and promised to explain the counterintuitive answer in this issue.
To recap. You are on the TV game show, “Let’s Make A Deal.” You’re given three doors to choose from. Behind two of the doors are goats and behind one of the doors is a car. Whatever door you select, you keep what is behind it.[continue reading]