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Probability Puzzles: The Sultan's Dowry Puzzle

Really interesting result for sure.

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- Dec 10th 2012, 01:47 PMbroccoli7The Sultan's Dowry Puzzle.
Thought you folks may like this puzzle

Probability Puzzles: The Sultan's Dowry Puzzle

Really interesting result for sure. - Feb 6th 2013, 08:07 AMMINOANMANRe: The Sultan's Dowry Puzzle.
The solution to this puzzle is not so easy as someone might expects.

I will publish a solution in the coming days.

However the overall strategy is to reject the first 37% of the brides and select the first after ..this gives the groom chances 1/3 to win..otherwise if he choses one without strategy his chances are 1/n=1/100 only!!!.

MINOAS