The Coin Tossing Game
Don't be fooled by grifters! The odds of winning a game are not always what they appear to be.
For instance, take a look at how easily Michael is able to fool Matt in a simple coin tossing game
as the MiSTEam staff demonstrates the effects of hidden states.
The Cereal Box Problem
A certain cereal company has decided to start putting toys in its cereal boxes. How many boxes of cereal
can you expect to buy before you get all the toys? This is very similar to the question of how many cards you
can expect to draw from a deck before you get the card you need.
The ultimate betting game! Nick Exner gambles with his life by standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon and
randomly taking a step forward or backward. Try out different probabilities and see what his chances of living
or dying are.
Scratch and Win
What exactly are your odds of winning those Scratch and Win lottery tickets? Even if every ticket is a potential
winner, you might be surprised at how low your actual odds of winning are.