## What is the probability that the lady will identify all the cups correctly if she has no ability to distinguish between tea first and milk first I e she chose completely randomly?

The chance of someone who just guesses of getting all correct, assuming she guesses that any four had the tea put in first and the other four the milk, would be only 1 in 70 (the combinations of 8 taken 4 at a time).

**How many pages is the Lady Tasting Tea?**

352 pages

The Lady Tasting Tea

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Author | David Salsburg |

Publication date | May 1, 2002 |

Media type | Print (paperback) |

Pages | 352 pages |

**What is the lady tasting tea?**

Ronald Fisher in 1913. In the design of experiments in statistics, the lady tasting tea is a randomized experiment devised by Ronald Fisher and reported in his book The Design of Experiments (1935).

### Can a lady taste a cup of tea with milk?

A lady declares that by tasting a cup of tea made with milk she can discriminate whether the milk or the tea infusion was first added to the cup. We will consider the problem of designing an experiment by means of which this assertion can be tested. […]

**Who invented the lady tasting tea experiment?**

Ronald Fisher in 1913 In the design of experiments in statistics, the lady tasting tea is a randomized experiment devised by Ronald Fisher and reported in his book The Design of Experiments (1935).

**Can a taster tell if milk was added before brewed tea?**

The experiment asked whether a taster could tell if the milk was added before the brewed tea, when preparing a cup of tea. Ronald Fisher in 1913. In the design of experiments in statistics, the lady tasting tea is a randomized experiment devised by Ronald Fisher and reported in his book The Design of Experiments (1935).