Monday, August 07, 2006

Long Time No Post

Its been a busy few weeks!  But on my flight home from Vancouver I ran across an intereting little brain-teaser I thought I would share.  Suppose a man with two children tells you one of them is a boy.  Given that the probability of a child being either male or female is equal (50%), what is the probability that the other child is a boy?  The answer is so easy it hurt my brain...

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