If a coin is tossed (m + n) times where m > n, Show that the probability of m consecutive heads is .

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If a coin is tossed (m + n) times where m > n, Show that the probability of m consecutive heads is .

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Lydia 1 month 2021-08-14T00:18:20+00:00 2 Answers 0 views 0

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    2021-08-14T00:20:01+00:00

    our string of m heads can be in n+1 different positions relative to the other n coin tosses. The outcomes of those n tosses do not matter since your question asks for at least a string of m heads. So the probability should be: (n+1)2n/2n+m

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    2021-08-14T00:20:07+00:00

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    So our string of m heads can be in n+1 different positions relative to the other n coin tosses. The outcomes of those n tosses do not matter since your question asks for at least a string of m heads. So the probability should be: (n+1)2n/2n+m.

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