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# Weird problem

I don't understand what we need to find in this problem...

I mean I don't understand the concept of 'expected'.

Does the answer demand that I count all the possibilities for consecutive heads like in case of occurrence of only one H, there is no possibility of getting a consecutive heads-pair.. And in case of two heads, there's a possibility of 24 because HH can occur at 24 distinct places in the toss .

Am I getting the problem right?

Note by Aasif Khan
4 years, 4 months ago

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I think you are just misunderstanding the meaning of expected value but this should help. See side bar for parts 2 and 3. · 4 years, 4 months ago