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Of all the women in the world who have exactly two kids, imagine the subgroup of this group consisting of women in which at least one of their two children was male. Question: if one of these women from the latter group was chosen, what would be the chance that both of her kids were male?

John
Thursday, February 24, 2005

1/3 because if one is male there are three possibilities: mw, wm, mm.

tobi
Thursday, February 24, 2005

why not 1/2......mm,mw/wm.......someone tell me plz...

SALABH
Tuesday, March 08, 2005

this is another version of the Monty Hall paradox

WanFactory
Wednesday, March 09, 2005

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