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Running head: ECONOMICS 1 Game theory is usually used when settling a disagreement; it is a study of strategies where conclusions are based from the actions of the people involved. The use of this approach crucially affects the decision making process and results in an answer that ends the conflict. The short story in the 1st Kings Chapter 3, Verses 16-28, the use of game theory is certainly noticeable. There were four characters in the story that played significant roles, namely, the King, the two prostitutes and the baby. The King was the authority, the one who used the game theory to decide who the real mother of the baby is. The King’s decision was based from the behaviors of the two prostitutes concerning the welfare of the baby. It can be observed that there was no other way for the King to discern who the real mother between the two prostitutes unless he used a version of game theory to settle the issue. Truthfully, the King had no intention to kill the baby but when he commanded for the baby to be cut in two, it was a strategy. With the idea
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