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Show that 63/512 is the probability that the fifth head is

Probability and Statistical Inference | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321923271 | Authors: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman ISBN: 9780321923271 41

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Problem 2E

Show that 63/512 is the probability that the fifth head is observed on the tenth independent flip of a fair coin.

Step-by-Step Solution:

Step 1 of 2:

Here we have to prove that  as the probability of fifth head that  observed on the tenth flip of a fair coin.

Given that the coin is a fair coin. Therefore the probability of getting a head and probability of getting a tail are equiprobable.

Therefore the value of p is 0.5.


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Textbook: Probability and Statistical Inference
Edition: 9
Author: Robert V. Hogg, Elliot Tanis, Dale Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780321923271

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