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comment Probability in flipping a coin
ok yes, you're correct. ill think about it a little bit more
Sep
22
comment Probability in flipping a coin
your answer is very insightful, but after reading them, I tend to side with the answer $1-p$ simply because we can have any gibberish after the first flip, for example, THTHTHTTH, if we want to form HHHH, we must have HHH, and because we have ensured that the first roll is not an H, we will eventually have THHH, in my suggested gibberish example, it would turn out to be THTHTHTTHHH, there we have THHH before HHHH. So $1-p$ excludes the possibility that on the first flip, we have a H, there's the answer we're looking for.
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accepted Why are these two events not independent?
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Sep
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comment Why are these two events not independent?
any idea on how to make a carriage return in the editor?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why are these two events not independent?
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comment Why are these two events not independent?
ok, this is a clear explanation,thank you! I'll accept the answer when the system allows
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comment Why are these two events not independent?
how do i start a new line? I hit "enter" in the editor but Pr(E) =.51 Pr(F) =.91 E $\bigcap$ F = { HT, TH} = .21 + .21 = .42 $\neq$ Pr(E) $\cdot$ Pr(F) are still on the same line....
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asked Why are these two events not independent?
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comment Probability in flipping a coin
source: math.bme.hu/~balazs/a3pr9f06.pdf Question/Answer #6
Sep
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comment Probability in flipping a coin
I found another answer and added to the body of my question. What do you think of that?
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comment Probability in flipping a coin
errr, no not really... do you agree that the answer is 1-p?
Sep
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comment Probability in flipping a coin
one solution manual says $1-p$, the other one says it's $\frac {15}{16}$...x_x
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