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Can You Solve The Marriage Logic Problem? 80% Fail

Surveys have found 80 percent get this logic problem wrong. Alice is looking at Bob, and Bob is looking at Charlie. Alice is married; Charlie is not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person? Answer choices are A) Yes, B) No, and C) Cannot be determined. The video presents the correct answer. The video also includes a second problem. A drawer has 10 black socks and 10 white socks. With your eyes closed, you pull 3 socks. Are you holding a matching pair of socks? A) Yes B)No C)Cannot be determined. Sources Sean Carroll blog post (2009) Guardian puzzler (2016) SingingBanana video (James Grime) If you like my videos, you can support me at Patreon: Connect on social media. I update each site when I have a new video or blog post, so you can follow me on whichever method is most convenient for you. My Blog: Twitter: Facebook: Google+: Pinterest: Tumblr: Instagram: Patreon: Newsletter (sent about 2 times a year): My Books "The Joy of Game Theory" shows how you can use math to out-think your competition. (rated 4/5 stars on 23 reviews) "The Irrationality Illusion: How To Make Smart Decisions And Overcome Bias" is a handbook that explains the many ways we are biased about decision-making and offers techniques to make smart decisions. (rated 5/5 stars on 1 review) "Math Puzzles Volume 1" features classic brain teasers and riddles with complete solutions for problems in counting, geometry, probability, and game theory. Volume 1 is rated 4.5/5 stars on 11 reviews. "Math Puzzles Volume 2" is a sequel book with more great problems. "Math Puzzles Volume 3" is the third in the series. "40 Paradoxes in Logic, Probability, and Game Theory" contains thought-provoking and counter-intuitive results. (rated 4.9/5 stars on 7 reviews) "The Best Mental Math Tricks" teaches how you can look like a math genius by solving problems in your head (rated 4.7/5 stars on 3 reviews) "Multiply Numbers By Drawing Lines" This book is a reference guide for my video that has over 1 million views on a geometric method to multiply numbers. (rated 5/5 stars on 1 review)
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