Question:The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and recieving $1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die
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The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and recieving $1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and recieving $1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
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The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and recieving $1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
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The probability of each number value is 1/6.
The expected earnings on the game is:
(1/6)(1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6) = (1/6)*21 = 7/2 = 3.5
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To make the game fair and charge should be $3.50
since the expected earnings is $3.50.
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Cheers,
Stan H.
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