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    Expectancy problem - two games

    John and Paul are both playing a game against different opponents.

    The scoring in the game can range from 0 to 10 in whole numbers.

    John has a 60% chance of scoring 3 points or more.
    Paul has a 50% chance of scoring 3 points or more.

    What are the chances of John outscoring Paul; of Paul outscoring John, and of them both scoring exactly the same?
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    Re: Expectancy problem - two games

    Quote Originally Posted by netnerd View Post
    John and Paul are both playing a game against different opponents.

    The scoring in the game can range from 0 to 10 in whole numbers.

    John has a 60% chance of scoring 3 points or more.
    Paul has a 50% chance of scoring 3 points or more.

    What are the chances of John outscoring Paul; of Paul outscoring John, and of them both scoring exactly the same?
    There is no way to say given the information you have provided.

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