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    The Expected number of tosses to get N heads in a row

    You have a fair unbiased coin. How many times on average do you need to toss it to get n heads in a row.


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    Re: The Expected number of tosses to get N heads in a row

    Hey broccoli7.

    Hint: The probability for n heads in a row will be 1/2^n. Think about the inverse of the probability and what it means frequency wise.
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