Solution: 2018-05 Roulette

A gambler is playing roulette and betting $1 on black each time. The probability of winning $1 is 18/38, and the probability of losing $1 is 20/38. Find the probability that starting with $20 the player reaches $40 before losing the money.

The best solution was submitted by Jiseok Chae (채지석, 수리과학과 2016학번). Congratulations!

Here is his solution of problem 2018-05.

Alternative solutions were submitted by 고성훈 (2018학번, +3), 김건우 (수리과학과 2017학번, +3), 이종원 (수리과학과 2014학번, +3), 한준호 (수리과학과 2015학번, +3), 문정욱 (2018학번, +3), 이현우 (전산학부 대학원생, +3), 임동현 (전산학부 대학원생, +3), 이본우 (수리과학과 2017학번, +2).

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