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comment What's the probability that a sequence of coin flips never has twice as many heads as tails?
This solution is beautiful! One thing I don't understand is, how did you set boundary conditions for the region n >= 0?
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comment What's the probability that a sequence of coin flips never has twice as many heads as tails?
Wow, incredible (both the write up and the result itself)! However, I have a slight point of confusion--why is S(1) = 1, rather than 3?
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comment What's the probability that a sequence of coin flips never has twice as many heads as tails?
Sorry, I'm not sure I follow. Can you please explain what P(n) represents in slightly more detail?
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asked What's the probability that a sequence of coin flips never has twice as many heads as tails?