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How to explain Monty Hall problem when they just don't get it
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Please warn me if my rewrite of this /r/eli5 comment doesn't answer your bolded question. It helps to get rid of the standard trappings of the problem. The problem beneath is mathematically the same, ...

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How to explain that a negative number multiplied by a negative number is a positive number, and that $-(-x)=x$?
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I reformat the 2nd most upvoted answer with MathJax beneath, from Reddit. sjets3 14.1k points 7 months ago Imagine you are watching a movie. The first number is how the person in the movie is moving....

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How best to explain the logarithm to the mathematically naive?
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Feel free to copy and paste my rewrite of these 2 r/ELI5 posts. By user cambridge_ms, 2013 Nov 15 When you multiply a number by itself a few times, you can express that number in terms of an ...

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How to explain that a negative number multiplied by a negative number is a positive number, and that $-(-x)=x$?
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I reformat the most upvoted answer (also my favorite) with MathJax beneath, from Reddit. Zerotan 42.2k points 7 months ago Repost from 2 years back: I give you three \$20 notes: $+3 × +20 =$ ...

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