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Gold and silver coins in sealed envelopes

I feel like someone should discuss the axiom of choice in an answer. Bob's strategy First, let's consider a modified puzzle where Alice only has a finite number of gold coins. Here's a strategy Bob ...
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Gold and silver coins in sealed envelopes

Bob can't do better than 50%. I admittedly don't follow all the axiom of choice discussion, but intuitively, Bob cannot do better than random chance. All the envelopes are filled independently - the ...
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