# Probability.. HELP!

posted by KG

Three men were walking down a street talking when they met a fourth man. If the fourth man knew that two of the men always lied and the third always told the truth and he asked the three men a question, what is the probability that he got a truthful answer when one man answered?

1. bobpursley

Pr= 1/3

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