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Maybe the Price Doesn't Have to Be Right: Analysis of a Popular TV Game Show

by Virgil R. Marco (Oklahoma State University) and Danny W. Turner (Baylor University) and Dean M. Young (Baylor University)

This article originally appeared in:
College Mathematics Journal
November, 1988

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

The authors use a popular TV show to demonstrate probability theory.

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Capsule Course Topic(s):
Probability | Games of Chance
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