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Topic: coin toss
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Rob Morewood

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Registered: 12/6/04
Re: coin toss
Posted: Sep 8, 2005 12:23 PM
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BlankMondragon (blankmondragon@gmail.com) wrote about FakeName's query:
: : If you toss 100 coins, what's the probability of getting 5,
: : either heads or tails, in a row? 6 in a row?
: : How do you figure it out?
:
: You can make a simulation.
:
< intermediate results snipped >
:
: show simul 5
: 0.975
:
: show simul 6
: 0.84

Hi BlankMondragon,

Would you care to share some of your code? Did you do that in LISP?

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