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General Russian Roulette

by Gunnar Blom (University of Lund, Sweden), Jan-Eric Englund (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences), and Dennis Sandell (Astra Draco AB, Sweden)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
October, 1996

Subject classification(s): Statistics and Probability | Probability | Elementary Probability
Applicable Course(s): 6.1 Probability & Statistics | 7.2 Probability

The game of Russian roulette is generalized to \(n\) players, each with a revolver.

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