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You want to go through each of your dice from lowest to highest and, if your chance of success is at least as good if you re-roll that die than if you do not re-roll that die, add that die to your list of re-rolls. As soon as you find a die that worsens your current chance of succeeding, stop, and re-roll all the previous dice in this procedure. If you ...


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Expected Value Expected value is the statistically 'average' result of a random event. That is to say, if you did the randomization action a million times, what would be the average value of your results. It's calculated as P(R1)*V(R1) + P(R2)*V(R2) + .. + P(Rn)*V(Rn), where P(Ri) is the Probability of Result i, and V(Ri) is the Value of Result i. For a ...


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