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On the need for a new playing die

Irving, A. D. and Patel, E. L. (2014) On the need for a new playing die. Mathematical Scientist, 39 (1). ISSN 0312-3685

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We model the rolling of a standard die, using a Markov matrix. Though a die may be called ‘fair’, its initial position influences a roll’s outcome. This being undesirable, a simple solution is proposed.

Item Type:Article
Divisions:Science > School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences > Department of Mathematics and Statistics
ID Code:32531
Uncontrolled Keywords:markov matrix; transition matrix; playing dice; gambling
Publisher:Applied Probability Trust


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