Ah ok. Well you've already managed to formulate a completely different problem that is mathematically-equivalent to yours, so I would say that you're...
Can I ask a dumb question about this problem? Maybe I just don't understand the Venn diagram representation of the sample space of possible outcomes,...
It looks like you are writing out the probability of rolling each sum, which is a prerequisite for a solution, but is not a solution itself. And yes,...
As I mentioned earlier, you can try to calculate the total probability of losing instead, and take 1 - P(lose). Either way, you have to set up "small...
If I add up all the times for the all the steps involved in sandwich preparation, I get 600 seconds, which is 10 minutes. At 10 minutes/sandwich, 60...
Once you've followed lev888's advice and figured out what an expectation value is, you're going to need to figure out the probability of winning each...
You're very welcome, and good luck with the investing. It was a nice chance for me to learn something useful in the real world, as most of the math I...
Cool, thanks for the explanation. I understand the difference between integer and floating-point arithmetic, as well as the difference between 32-bit...