If those are your only possibilities, then you have a 1 in 13 chances to get the numbers...

But what is the system of this game exactly?

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- February 20th 2011, 08:55 AM #1

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## Help

Hey, I'm entering a comp on the radio, and can't remember any old probability stuff. What I have to do is 'guess' a 3 digit number. I already know that 1 is the middle digit and it has an 8 somewhere in it, and I can cross some options off (other people tried and failed to guess it)

Could you please help me come up with the most likely option/s?

The possible numbers are:

018

118

218

418

718

818

918

810

811

812

813

814

819

- February 20th 2011, 09:02 AM #2

- February 20th 2011, 09:19 AM #3

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Yea, I got that far haha.

Every hour someone can call up and say a 3 digit number that they think it is, so I've been checking off wrong numbers, but it's only a certain amount of time before someone gets it...

The winner gets $10,000! I know they broadcast on the frequency 91.8 in a different region, so that'll be my first guess, but I was just wondering if there was a mathematical way of working out the most probable number

Rob The Bank - Win - The Edge

- February 20th 2011, 09:51 AM #4
You'll have to take the risk...

Either you make THE guess, or you make one whic will make the next guess easier...

Do you get something for guessing 1 number of the 3 digits?

There was one similar game here in my country some years ago, but with a smaller sum.