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The Monty Hall Problem

A simple brain teaser that stumped one of history’s most prolific mathematicians.

The Monty Hall problem is a probability puzzle based on the American television show Let’s Make a Deal. The problem was created and solved by Steve Selvin in 1975 in a letter he wrote to the scientific journal American Statistician.

Suppose you’re on a game show, and you’re given the choice of three doors. Behind one…

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Michael Faber

Michael Faber

Working in software is one hell of a ride.