Probability question involving geometric distributions?

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Your favourite TV station has 10 minutes of commercials per hour. What is the expected number of times you could randomly select this channel without hitting a commercial?

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Your favourite TV station has 10 minutes of commercials per hour. What is the expected number of times you could randomly select this channel without hitting a commercial?

Steps shown would be helpful.
p = 10/60 = 1/6. Now review your notes on this topic.