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    Probability Question

    Hi,
    I have been unable to successfully solve this question:
    A biased coin was flipped such that: P(T)/P(H)=q, where P(T) is the probability of flipping tails, P(H) is the probability of flipping heads, and q is a positive integer. Find the probability of flippings n heads before m tails as m approaches infinity.

    I attempted to find an expression in terms of q for P(T) and P(H), however to no avail. The answer given is 1.

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    Re: Probability Question

    Quote Originally Posted by frog0101 View Post
    Hi,
    I have been unable to successfully solve this question:
    A biased coin was flipped such that: P(T)/P(H)=q, where P(T) is the probability of flipping tails, P(H) is the probability of flipping heads, and q is a positive integer. Find the probability of flippings n heads before m tails as m approaches infinity.

    I attempted to find an expression in terms of q for P(T) and P(H), however to no avail. The answer given is 1.




















    Last edited by InteGrand; 25 Oct 2018 at 9:09 AM.
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