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Topic: say I flip a coin 100 times...
Replies: 46   Last Post: Apr 18, 2005 9:42 PM

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 tchow@lsa.umich.edu Posts: 1,133 Registered: 12/6/04
Re: say I flip a coin 100 times...
Posted: Apr 17, 2005 10:38 PM

HERC777 <herc777@hotmail.com> wrote:
>So if each flipper represented a real number, and Herc starts
>flipping/making the antidiagonal (#1) at t=1, t=2, ...
>
>Herc NEVER creates a new coin sequence.

I see. So for example, if the infinite series of flippers produced:

111111111111111...
011111111111111...
001111111111111...
000111111111111...
000011111111111...
000001111111111...
etc.

and Herc produced

000000000000000...

then Herc does not produce a new coin sequence.

By the way, which person exactly is it that produces the same coin
sequence as Herc does? Not the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd, as far as I can see.
Help me out here.
--
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

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