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Many heads (Posted on 2004-12-13) Difficulty: 3 of 5
What is the expected number of times you must toss a (fair) coin until you get n consecutive heads?

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Solution What? Comment 6 of 6 |
(In reply to Solution by Math Man)

It is actually (2^(n+1))-2.



  Posted by Math Man on 2011-06-27 21:49:06
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