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An applet explores the following problem: A long day hiking through the Grand Canyon has discombobulated this tourist. Unsure of which way he is randomly stumbling, 1/3 of his steps are towards the edge of the cliff, while 2/3 of his steps are towards safety. From where he stands, one step forward will send him tumbling down. What is the probability that he can escape unharmed?
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Date Issued 1998
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Date Of Record Creation 2005-05-12 12:28:47
Date Of Record Release 2005-05-13 16:08:36
Date Last Modified 2005-05-13 16:08:36
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Author Name Nicholas Exner
Author Organization University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Technical Requirements Java enabled browser
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