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Simple (!?) Backgammon Math
Posted By: Jason Lee
Date: Monday, 29 February 2016, at 11:28 p.m.
In Response To: Simple (!?) Backgammon Math (Stick)
On any one turn, Blue dances 25 out of 36 times, so you're asking for the smallest n so that (25/36)^n < 0.5. n=2 is the answer, since 25/36 >= 0.5 but (25/36)^2 = 625/1296 < 648/1296 = 0.5.
JLee
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- Simple (!?) Backgammon Math
Stick -- Monday, 29 February 2016, at 10:44 p.m.
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Casper Van der Tak -- Monday, 29 February 2016, at 11:04 p.m.
- Simple (!?) Backgammon Math
Jason Lee -- Monday, 29 February 2016, at 11:28 p.m.
- Simple (!?) Backgammon Math
Keene -- Tuesday, 1 March 2016, at 12:13 a.m.
- Simple (!?) Backgammon Math
BenF -- Tuesday, 1 March 2016, at 12:28 a.m.
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Stick -- Tuesday, 1 March 2016, at 4:08 p.m.
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