The ‘Let’s Make A Deal’ Problem Explained

March 31, 2020

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.

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