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    Probabilities Concerning 3-Letter Sequences

    1)We construct a 3-letter sequence by randomly choosing the letters A and B with probabilities 2/3 and 1/3 ,respectively

    a)What is the probability that we get one of ABB or ABA?

    b)What is the probability that the second letter is B?

    c)Suppose we win as many TL's as the number of A 's in the word (i.e 1 TL if there is one A, 2 TL if 2 A's, 3 TL if 3 A's).What is the expectation of the money we win?

    d)What is the expected number of A's in the word?

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    Quote Originally Posted by berkan View Post
    1)We construct a 3-letter sequence by randomly choosing the letters A and B with probabilities 2/3 and 1/3 ,respectively

    a)What is the probability that we get one of ABB or ABA?

    b)What is the probability that the second letter is B?

    c)Suppose we win as many TL's as the number of A 's in the word (i.e 1 TL if there is one A, 2 TL if 2 A's, 3 TL if 3 A's).What is the expectation of the money we win?

    d)What is the expected number of A's in the word?
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    Hi sir

    I cant do anything because of this I wrote these questions. I dont understand anything so what can I do?
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    Quote Originally Posted by berkan View Post
    I cant do anything because of this I wrote these questions. I dont understand anything so what can I do?
    This is not a homework service nor is it a tutorial service.
    So you need a sit-down, one on one discussion with you tutor.
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