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red marbles, blue marbles

I can only see one way to go beyond a 50/50 chance of grabbing a red marble:

Put one red marble in one jar, and pile the rest in the other jar along with all 50 blue marbles.

You then have one jar with 100% chance, and 49/50 chance in the other.

So your close to a 75% chance of grabbing a red.

Anyone do any better?

Paul Jensen
Tuesday, October 14, 2003

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