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    If you choose an answer to this question at random, what is the chance you will be correct?:

    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 25%
    D) 60%
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    Isn't this a paradox?

    If its not, then someone explain lol, none of the answers make sense to me.
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    (Original post by JMR2017)
    If you choose an answer to this question at random, what is the chance you will be correct?:

    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 25%
    D) 60%
    can a person make a random choice? think you need philosophers not mathematicians!
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    (Original post by Rarest)
    Isn't this a paradox?

    If its not, then someone explain lol, none of the answers make sense to me.
    I know, right?, I dont understand at all. 25% of choosing the correct answer, but 2 25%'s so 50%
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    I am not going for B but if I was going to pick A or C then the chances I'll be correct would be 50% and if i went for B the chances I'll be correct will be 25%? Right tasha_tah
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    (Original post by Lychee627)
    I am not going for B but if I was going to pick A or C then the chances I'll be correct would be 50% and if i went for B the chances I'll be correct will be 25%? Right tasha_tah
    erm yes lool
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    (Original post by tasha_tah)
    erm yes lool
    Loool mathematician Tasha :rofl:
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    (Original post by Lychee627)
    Loool mathematician Tasha :rofl:
    no Lychee fm tomoro omg:cry:
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    That actually blew my mind ngl
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    (Original post by tasha_tah)
    no Lychee fm tomoro omg:cry:
    Haha im sure you'll do fine
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    (Original post by Lychee627)
    Haha im sure you'll do fine
    insha'Allah!!!!!!!!
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    If you say the chance of guessing the correct chance out of 4 is 1/4, then the chance of selecting the correct answer out of these 4 is 1/2. Conversely, if you now decide the chance of guessing correctly is 1/2, then the chance of guessing correctly out of these 4 becomes a 1/4.
    I would say the first answer is correct though, because the chance of guessing correctly out of any 4 options isn't 1/2 usually, only in this specific case JMR2017
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    (Original post by tasha_tah)
    insha'Allah!!!!!!!!
    Insha'Allah
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    (Original post by tasha_tah)
    no Lychee fm tomoro omg:cry:
    I hope you do well
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    you cannot have two answers in a multiple choice list the same
    therfore the combination of A and C would make AC=25%
    however in doing this the correct answer becomes 33%
    therefore there is no correct answer
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    (Original post by JMR2017)
    I hope you do well
    thanks a lott
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    (Original post by k.russell)
    If you say the chance of guessing the correct chance out of 4 is 1/4, then the chance of selecting the correct answer out of these 4 is 1/2. Conversely, if you now decide the chance of guessing correctly is 1/2, then the chance of guessing correctly out of these 4 becomes a 1/2.
    I would say the first answer is correct though, because the chance of guessing correctly out of any 4 options isn't 1/2 usually, only in this specific case JMR2017
    Thanks
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    (Original post by JMR2017)
    If you choose an answer to this question at random, what is the chance you will be correct?:

    A) 25%
    B) 50%
    C) 25%
    D) 60%
    0%
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    0%
    Why?
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    (Original post by JMR2017)
    Why?
    If 1 answer is right, then the probability is 25%. But there are two options for 25% so it cant be that.

    2. So if two of those answers were right the chance for it to be right is 50%, but only 1 50% is there so It cant be that.


    That leaves us with 60%

    there are 4 options so 4/100 multiplied by 60 will give us 2.4 , we cant have 2.4 correct answers in this type of question.


    So none of the options really work, so there is no real answer. 0% makes me sound cooler but its not actually one of the options.
 
 
 
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