For The Rest of Your Life


Fletcher, Mike (2008) For The Rest of Your Life. Mathematics in School, 38, 30-31. (In Press).

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'For the Rest of your life' is a new TV game show. Contestants play to win money every month for a specified amount of time. This article analyses the possible strategies that could be used and identifies the strategy that optimises the probability of winning the most money.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0305-7259 (print)
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Keywords: probability expectation
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1603 Secondary Education. High schools
Q Science > QA Mathematics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Professional Practice & Pedagogy
ePrint ID: 63083
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:44
Contact Email Address: mef2@soton.ac.uk
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/63083

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