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# A woman will win $3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics Author Message TAGS: Manager Joined: 27 Jul 2003 Posts: 124 Location: Singapore Followers: 1 Kudos [?]: 10 [0], given: 0 A woman will win$3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets [#permalink]  09 Oct 2003, 20:34
A woman will win $3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets either of the sequences HTHTH or THTHT (H=head, T=tail). Determine her expectation. CEO Joined: 15 Aug 2003 Posts: 3469 Followers: 61 Kudos [?]: 702 [0], given: 781 Re: Probability#11 [#permalink] 09 Oct 2003, 23:39 araspai wrote: A woman will win$3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets either of the sequences HTHTH or THTHT (H=head, T=tail). Determine her expectation.

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Expectation = Mean
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Could it be (1/2^5+1/2^5)*320cents=20cents?
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