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An online game is consisted of 4 different levels (1-4 and 1 being the hardest). The players will be randomly

placed in one of the first two levels with an equal probability. Based on the performance of the participants, they can be promoted or demoted to another level.

Let assume that we can model the progress of participants using a Markov Chain with the following Transition Matrix.

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