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Assignment_6_04 - Assignment 6 Due Friday 1. In an ancient...

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Assignment  6 Due Friday 1. In an ancient kingdom, a man is locked in a room with three identical doors. The king tells him that behind two of the doors stands a beautiful woman, dressed in a bridal gown, and that behind the other door is a hungry tiger. The poor man will be given one and only one choice of which door to open. If he chooses the door behind which lurks the tiger, he will suffer a horrible and painful death. If he chooses one of the other two, he will instantly marry the beautiful woman behind it, and receive a dowry that will enable him to live a long, happy and prosperous life. Our decisive hero immediately chooses door I, and pushes the button next to it. Unfortunately, nothing happens. There has been a malfunction in the lock mechanism. A technician is summoned, and he says that it will take two hours to fix. Our hero appeals to the king. "I cannot wait. Please tell me what lies behind the door I have chosen. I cannot bear the suspense. I must prepare myself for a horrible tortured
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course PHYS 205 taught by Professor Ambegaokar,v during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.

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Assignment_6_04 - Assignment 6 Due Friday 1. In an ancient...

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