Statistics question

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by TM Chickens, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. TM Chickens

    TM Chickens Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
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    Thought this was rather nice.... Infinite loop paradox anyone?

    If you were to randomly pick an answer to this question, what are the chances of picking the right answer?
    A. 25%
    B. 50%
    C. 0%
    D. 25%
     

  2. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    B. 50%
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2011
  3. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    50%.

    Nice trick question. [​IMG] I was going, "This is too easy...." And then my mind started running in circles. [​IMG]
     
  4. TM Chickens

    TM Chickens Songster

    Mar 3, 2008
    Alabama
    But if the answer is 50%, there's only a 25% chance of you picking it out randomly... [​IMG]
     

  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Crowing Premium Member

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    Very true.. That point goes to show that my mind doesn't work randomly. [​IMG]
     
  6. fuzziebutt

    fuzziebutt Songster

    Mar 9, 2009
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    I had to read it twice before I got it...sigh. [​IMG]
     
  7. darkmatter

    darkmatter Songster

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    Quote:42
     

  8. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    Quote:.... I get it now. Very sneaky. [​IMG] I'll have to email that to my stepmom, she should get a kick out of it. [​IMG]
     
  9. 1 in 4 25%
     

  10. FarmCoe

    FarmCoe Flock Mistress

    May 22, 2010
    Planet Earth
    I'm confused [​IMG]
     

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