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ERIC Number: EJ1122723
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Linear Algebra-Based Solution of the Gambler's Ruin Problem
Orosi, Greg
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v48 n1 p107-111 2017
In this paper, we derive the result of the classical gambler's ruin problem using elementary linear algebra. Moreover, the pedagogical advantage of the derivation is briefly discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Language: English
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