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Interactive video lesson plan for: The last banana: A thought experiment in probability - Leonardo Barichello

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Imagine a game of dice: if the biggest number rolled is one, two, three, or four, player 1 wins. If the biggest number rolled is five or six, player 2 wins. Who has the best probability of winning the game? Leonardo Barichello explains how probability holds the answer to this seemingly counterintuitive puzzle.

Lesson by Leonardo Barichello, animation by Ace & Son Moving Picture Co, LLC.

Tagged under: TED,TEDx,TED Ed,Probability,Dice,Statistics,Combinations,Math,Equiprobable events,Independent events,Dependent events,Joint probability

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