A man went to Monte Carlo to try and make his fortune. Is his strategy a winning one?
Two bags contain different numbers of red and blue marbles. A marble is removed from one of the bags. The marble is blue. What is the probability that it was removed from bag A?
You and I play a game involving successive throws of a fair coin.
Suppose I pick HH and you pick TH. The coin is thrown repeatedly
until we see either two heads in a row (I win) or a tail followed
by a head (you win). What is the probability that you win?
By "completely" we mean a son which
has both his grandfather's
eyes and his hair. Based on
this fact, can you now guess Bob's hair colour and genotype? How
can Bob be absolutely sure that he can't have an auburn son?
On the other hand, Alice has hopes
having a daughter not looking like herself, but like her mother.
But since Alice is brown - eyed, what does this mean about her
mother? What can we conclude about the genotype of Alice?