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ERIC Number: EJ635885
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-231X
Chuck A. Luck Wagers a Buck: Probabilistic Reasoning and the Gambler's Ruin.
Rump, Christopher
Journal of College Science Teaching, v31 n1 p28-31 Sep 2001
Tackles a tricky problem of probability based on the well-known carnival game Chuck-a-Luck which, at first glance, appears to favor the bettor. Presents an activity in which students correct a common fallacy in probabilistic reasoning and extend play to a gambler's ruin analysis. (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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