1. ## coin tossing

find the sample space for
(a)tossing a coin repeatedly until the first head appears . The quantity is the number of tosses before the first head?!?!
(b) two dies are tossed, the quantity of interest is the sum of dots

im completely lost with a but is just= {2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}???
any help appreciated!!

2. Originally Posted by eleahy
find the sample space for
(a)tossing a coin repeatedly until the first head appears . The quantity is the number of tosses before the first head?!?!

(b) two dies are tossed, the quantity of interest is the sum of dots is just= {2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}
The part in blue above is correct.

For part (a) the outcome space is the set of non-negative integers: $\{0,1,2,3,\cdots\}$