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    Good question.

    So there are a few smart people on here (more that a few smart arses).
    What's the answer?
    I'm assuming they mean choose an answer from the 4 options.

    Last edited by Cujo; 05-06-2013 at 03:22 PM.

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    What question ?

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    b.......

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    If Psuedolous answered the question , the chances of him getting it right would be zero %

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    There is no question.

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    There is a question .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    There is a question .
    What is it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    There is a question .
    What is it?
    It is.

    IF you choose an answer to this question at random (I'm assuming they mean from the 4 options given) WHAT is the chance you will be correct?
    I'm thinking the correct answer is not among the options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Necron99 View Post
    b.......
    If B is correct there woukld only have been a 25% chance, not a 50% chance, so it can't be B.

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    It's a paradox.
    Assuming you may only choose one answer out of four, then your chances are 25%
    But there are two answers of 25% then you would be randomly correct 50% of the time, making B the correct answer. But you would only choose B 25% of the time so it is incorrect...

    There is no correct answer.

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    ^Yes, I just googled the maths forums too. There is no correct answer, in which case the possibility is 0%.

    http://www.reddit.com/r/math/comment...nswer_to_this/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fluke
    If Psuedolous answered the question , the chances of him getting it right would be zero %
    You really are fecking obsessed aren't you?

    Oii Mid - where are you with your spam bot delete button?

    Anyway, its a paradox, n'est pas?

    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles
    There is no correct answer, in which case the possibility is 0%.
    If one of the answers was 0% though, what would be the answer then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus
    If one of the answers was 0% though, what would be the answer then?
    That question is actually answered in the thread I linked to. I can't be arsed to read through it again. It's in there though. Something to do with fixed point mathematics.

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    If 0 was a choice and 0 was correct then there would be a 25% chance except that in that case 0 wouldn't be correct.

    Take the blue pill. It's a Kobayashi Maru with a slight case of two weevils on the side.

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    Ah no, Mao, If 0% was one of the answers, you'd then have a 37.5% chance of getting the right answer, but as 37.5% is not one of the answers, the answer is really 0%, but as we just found out it can not be 0% if 0% is one of the answers. .... ..its a paradox. If 37.5% was one of the answer, they that would be the answer.
    Originally Posted by bsnub "No wonder I drive a tesla"

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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus
    If 37.5% was one of the answer, they that would be the answer.
    No, it wouldn't be. Read the thread on the maths forum I linked to.

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    Here's one. Genuine question with a genuine answer...


    Is this a question?

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    Yes, if this is an answer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles
    Yes, if this is an answer.
    Well done. You have passed the Oxford University entrance examination....

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    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles
    No, it wouldn't be. Read the thread on the maths forum I linked to.
    I just worked it out with a piece of paper though -so I have to read something? Can't you tell us ?

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    What does "it" mean in the sentence "What time is it?"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus
    I just worked it out with a piece of paper though -so I have to read something? Can't you tell us ?
    No, you can read for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pseudolus View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by English Noodles
    No, it wouldn't be. Read the thread on the maths forum I linked to.
    I just worked it out with a piece of paper though -so I have to read something? Can't you tell us ?
    You needed a piece of paper?

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    If you have 2 correct answers in a self-referencing 4-way mutually exclusive multiple choice question then the probability of choosing the correct answer is 0% so the correct answer does not appear in the option list in this case.

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    Ignore the a, b, c, d and its quite obvious its an unanswerable question

    Edit,, you thick kunts

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