I would need help with this proof. It seems any way I try to prove I get stuck or mess up somewhere, I know it's easy but basically I suck at proving stuff. So a bit help would be appreciated.

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- Feb 14th 2010, 06:40 PMMatharchProof of geometric probability distribution
I would need help with this proof. It seems any way I try to prove I get stuck or mess up somewhere, I know it's easy but basically I suck at proving stuff. So a bit help would be appreciated.

- Feb 14th 2010, 07:51 PMFocus
Well I assume that q=1-p, then you have that

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If you want to prove what the sum of a geometric series is then you can look it up on wikipedia.