Question

A and B toss a coin alternatively till one of them gets a head and wins the game. If A begins the game, the probability B wins the game is

Solution

Correct option is

1/3

P(B wins)

      

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

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Q2

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Q3

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Q4

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Q5

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

 

Let A and B be two events such that

Q10

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