Asked Dec 30, 2019

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.


Expert Answer

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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