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Viral: Math Problem For 6 Year Olds Confuses Adults And Everyone. Video: https://youtu.be/3ZzvdXqhtuI
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I enjoy you math problems. I'm one of the few that actually finds math easy. I saw a different pattern with this problem. I looked at it as 23-11=12÷2=6 therefore the answer would be 20-(8)=12÷2=6. 6 being a constant in the problem. Making the letter d. I do find it entertaining how many folks are down right scared of math. Was this a multiple choice question?
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Can You Solve The Apples And Oranges Riddle? The Mislabeled Boxes Interview Question. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-51l
In front of you are 3 boxes. One box contains only apples, another box contains only oranges, and the last contains both apples and oranges. Currently the first box has the label “apples,R…
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Dear Slate, Game Theory Is Not "Mostly Useless." Game Theory Tuesdays. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-50x
On Slate, Sam Kriss wrote the following about game theory: (I bolded a key sentence) Game theory, for the uninitiated, is a branch of mathematics that uses computational models to predict the behav…
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Can You Solve It? Use A Coin To Simulate Any Probability. Video: https://youtu.be/lORQ_wt2MZY
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Rock beats scissors; scissors cuts paper; paper covers rock. Each of the choices is beaten by another, and rock-paper-scissors is a classic game that is a strategic alternative to flipping a coin. …
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Viral: Math Problem For 6 Year Olds Confuses Adults And Everyone. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-52N
The Holderness Family posted this problem for 1st grade students (6 year olds in US) to Facebook. (If the Facebook image is not showing, here is the problem) The picture shows some letters that are…
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How Credit Card Price Protection Might Ruin Holiday Sales. Game Theory Tuesdays. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-51A
In 2012, Citi started a Price Rewind program to offer price protection on its credit cards. If you purchased an item on credit and the price of the item dropped within 30 days, you could claim a re…
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Can You Solve The Apples And Oranges Riddle? The Mislabeled Boxes Interview Question. Video: https://youtu.be/KCT_DhnIp9E
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Can You Solve It? Use A Coin To Simulate Any Probability. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-50o
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Mamihlapinatapai, The World's Most Succinct Word, And Its Relevance To Game Theory. Blog: http://wp.me/p6aMk-503
A grenade lands in the middle of a group of soldiers. If a single soldier falls on the grenade, the soldier can shield the blast and everyone else can survive. If no one volunteers, the blast can p…
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Mind Your Decisions has videos and blog posts on that have been viewed millions of times.

I am Presh Talwalkar, the author of "The Joy of Game Theory" and "The Irrationality Illusion," as well as other books related to mathematics. You can see all of my books listed on Amazon: www.amazon.com/Presh-Talwalkar/e/B008DKL6VG/

I studied Economics and Mathematics at Stanford University.

I am thankful to everyone that has spread the word. I am especially grateful to the following press mentions which helped the site grow initially: Yahoo Finance, Freakonomics blog--New York Times opinion blog, The Boston Globe, Lifehacker, and Slashdot