Suppose Sean and Yvette are playing a game in which both must simultaneously choose the action Left or Right. The payoff matrix that follows shows the payoff each person will earn as a function of both of their choices. For example, the lower-right cell shows that if Sean chooses Right and Yvette chooses Right, Sean will receive a payoff of 7 and Yvette will receive a payoff of 6.

Yvette Yvette

LeftRight

Sean Left 4,6 6,8

Sean Right 7,5 3,7

The only dominant strategy in this game is forto choose.

The outcome reflecting the unique Nash equilibrium in this game is as follows:

Sean choosesand Yvette chooses .