# Probability of a Run of Three Use a simulation approach to find the probability that when five consecutive babies are born, there is a run of at least three babies of the same sex. Describe the simulation procedure used, and determine whether such runs are unlikely.

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Probability of a Run of Three Use a simulation approach to find the probability that when five consecutive babies are born, there is a run of at least three babies of the same sex. Describe the simulation procedure used, and determine whether such runs are unlikely.

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Step 1

The stimulation procedure is explained using Excel software:

• Place the cursor on an empty cell.
• Enter the formula as =CHAR(RANDBETWEEN(65,66)) and click Enter.
• Click and drag the cell until 5 rows are filled with alphabets A and B.

Where, 65 and 66 represents the character code for alphabets A and B.

Step 2

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