A Guide to the Risk-Averse Gambler and Resolving the St. Petersburg Paradox Once and For All

By Lucy Martinez and Doron Zeilberger



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[Published in The College Mathematics Journal, v. 55 (2024), 226-234]

We use three kinds of computations: Simulation, Numeric, and Symbolic, to guide risk-averse gamblers in general, and offer particular advice how to resolve the famous St. Petersburg paradox.

Written: July 2023

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Sample Input and Output for StPete.txt


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