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Question # 5 Suppose I flip a fair coin 20 times. Assumes that the coin flips are indepen-
he probability that I get a consecutive run of at least four heads is greater
dent. Show that t
than 0.27.
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Question # 5 Suppose I flip a fair coin 20 times. Assumes that the coin flips are indepen- he probability that I get a consecutive run of at least four heads is greater dent. Show that t than 0.27.

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