Can You Solve The Frog Riddle?

Can You Solve The Frog Riddle?

You’re stranded in a rainforest, and you’ve eaten a poisonous mushroom. To save your life, you need an antidote excreted by a certain species of frog. Unfortunately, only the female frog produces the antidote. The male and female look identical, but the male frog has a distinctive croak. Derek Abbott shows how to use conditional probability to make sure you lick the right frog and get out alive.


2 replies on “Can You Solve The Frog Riddle?”

A: The frog on the stump didn’t correct him, so it must be female.

I don’t like mushrooms therefore all math is not important.

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