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Newcomb’s Problem (Math Circle Teens 4)

  Newcomb’s Problem (Math Circle Teens 4) NOVEMBER 26, 2013 You have a choice of boxes.  Box A is transparent and contains $1,000.  Box B is opaque, and contains either $0 or $1,000,000.  You may take just the opaque box (Box B), thereby “one-boxing,” or you may take both boxes, thereby “two-boxing.”  A prediction has already been made about whether…

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