In article <email@example.com>, george <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: <No, he isn't. This is what he asked: < <> ... 1,000,000 other people all flip 100 coins themselves. <> on average, will someone flip the same 100 long <> sequence I did? <> how long a sequence will they match up to on average? < <He is NOT asking for the LONGEST match. <He is asking for the AVERAGE match.
C'mon, folks, you're beating a dead horse. It's clear by this stage that he was asking how long the longest match would be on average. I posted the solution already. Let's move on. -- Tim Chow tchow-at-alum-dot-mit-dot-edu The range of our projectiles---even ... the artillery---however great, will never exceed four of those miles of which as many thousand separate us from the center of the earth. ---Galileo, Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences