Decision Support Puzzles for Applied Mathematicians
December 2011 - Dice Game
Figure 1 shows four dice with varying numbers on each face. You and three friends will play a simple game where you will each roll one of the dice and the highest number wins. You get first pick from the dice.
Question: Which die should you choose in order to maximize your chance of winning?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15th, 2012. The winner, chosen randomly from correct answers, will receive an “Analytics - Driving Better Business Decisions” T-shirt.