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Jay and Jane play a game. Jay goes first. Each player on his/her turn tosses a coin. If it comes up tails, the player who has tossed that coin wins. If it comes up heads, then it's the other person's turn and the game continues.

- What's the probability Jay wins on his first turn?
- What's the probability Jay wins on his second turn?
- What's the probability Jay wins the game? Explain.

Step 1

We know that when we toss a coin than the probability that get head is ½ and the probability that get tail is ½.

1)

The probability Jay wins on his first turn is calculated as follows:

Step 2

Since, the probability that Jay wins on his first turn is ½.

Step 3

The probability Jay wins on his second...

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