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Plot distribution for winning bets of flips for a fair coin
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Sep 16, 2013 4:07 PM



eeuser
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Plot distribution for winning bets of flips for a fair coin
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Sep 16, 2013 4:25 AM


Could someone please help me finish my MatLab script for the following specifications of this scenario:
Specs:  2 players flip a fair coin  Bet sizes are equal
I'm trying to plot the distribution of the length of winning streaks for the game with numeric MatLab. Below is what I have so far:
% Arbitrary Scenario: % Total of 10 coin tosses % Player 1 (P1) bets on heads for each toss; Player 2 (P2) bets on tails % for each toss
n = 10; % Coin is tossed 10 times t=rand(1,n)<0.5; x=sum(t); % Count the number of heads (Amt of P1 wins) y=nx; % Count the number of tails (Amt of P2 wins)
Now all I want to do is plot the distribution for x and y. Did I approach my problem correctly or did I miss anything? How would you guys go about plotting this distribution of length of winning streaks?
Many thx in advance!  T



