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    Can someone help me? Percentage question

    A brief explaination would be much appreciated.

    Ok here is the scenario:

    Imagine a roulette wheel with 18 red slots and 18 black slots. Each spin of the wheel has a 50% chance of hitting red, and a 50% chance of hitting black. What is the percentage of hitting red an infinite amount of spins?

    Thank you in advance
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    Quote Originally Posted by crbrown1 View Post
    A brief explaination would be much appreciated.

    Ok here is the scenario:

    Imagine a roulette wheel with 18 red slots and 18 black slots. Each spin of the wheel has a 50% chance of hitting red, and a 50% chance of hitting black. What is the percentage of hitting red an infinite amount of spins?

    Thank you in advance
    Unless I am misunderstanding you, you want an infinite trial with results giving you an infinite number of reds? Then your percentage is 50%. That's how the 50% figure is (theoretically) obtained from the start.

    If you want an infinite number of reds in a row, the probability is 0%.

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    Thats what I thought.

    I told my friend that it was virtually 0%, and thus 0% in mathmatics. Thanks for making me look good.
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