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Probability Distributions of Swishes in the Game of Swish
We examine the game of Swish, where we look at the probability of certain events occurring on the first deal of n cards. We are interested in two specific cases, namely a swishless case, where no two cards form a swish, ...
The Problem With Baseball Hats
A young baseball player stacks n baseball hats by each door to his home. Every time he leaves the house to go to practice, he grabs a hat from the stack by the door he exits; then when he returns to his home after practice, ...
An Analysis of the Game Tenzi
In the game Tenzi, a player has ten six-sided dice and repeatedly rolls any subsets of the dice in order to have all ten show the same number with as few rolls as possible. A simple strategy is to choose a number at the ...