The Monty Hall Problem

Tuesday 12 February 2013

Like much of mathematics, without much effort it is certainly possible to teach probability in a stale and uninteresting way. I find that engaging the students with some well known probability paradoxes can keep them interested and usually generates some very constructive classroom discussions - and the teaching of some basic probability skills and concepts are even reinforced. Certainly one of the most well known, and intriguing, probability paradoxes is the Monty Hall Problem - to which it is usually referred.

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Tags: probability, paradox, monty hall, three doors


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