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Topic: coin toss
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Duane Bozarth

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Registered: 1/25/05
Re: coin toss
Posted: Sep 7, 2005 11:58 PM
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Fakename wrote:
> a run of ten would count as two runs of five.
> a run of six would count as one run of five... and so on.


I was thinking of it as there are 95 "runs of five" tosses. Toss 1-5,
2-6, 3-7, ..., 94-98, 95-99, 96-100. Each of those is independent until
the last condition that a run of six is to be counted as only one run
instead of two.

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