Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 29 Aug 2014, 04:14

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

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
Manager
User avatar
Joined: 27 Jul 2003
Posts: 124
Location: Singapore
Followers: 1

Kudos [?]: 4 [0], given: 0

A woman will win $3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets [#permalink] New post 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
CEO
avatar
Joined: 15 Aug 2003
Posts: 3470
Followers: 60

Kudos [?]: 665 [0], given: 781

Re: Probability#11 [#permalink] New post 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.


Out of scope of GMAT :)

Expectation = Mean
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 03 Feb 2003
Posts: 1613
Followers: 5

Kudos [?]: 44 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 22:48
Could it be (1/2^5+1/2^5)*320cents=20cents?
  [#permalink] 13 Oct 2003, 22:48
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
7 Experts publish their posts in the topic A coin is tossed 7 times. Find the probability of getting morya003 5 07 Jan 2012, 12:47
Experts publish their posts in the topic Tossing a coin, the probability of getting a head is 0.6. If GHIBI 1 25 Jan 2008, 22:52
P of heads if 0.6 in a coin toss. Coin is tossed 5 times. successstory 2 02 Feb 2007, 18:04
Five 5 coins are tossed. What is the probability that Priti 2 23 Aug 2005, 01:07
5 coins are tossed. If two of them show heads, then the cloaked_vessel 12 31 Mar 2005, 17:36
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A woman will win $3.2 if in 5 tosses of a coin she gets

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.