tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post2332852602392885581..comments2017-06-15T08:53:37.844-07:00Comments on ToughNut: Heads I win, Tails I lose.Freddohttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06503181718327745286noreply@blogger.comBlogger9125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-35194395320710881772013-04-16T19:07:42.752-07:002013-04-16T19:07:42.752-07:00If he had $100 in his pocket he would lose $50 on ...If he had $100 in his pocket he would lose $50 on the first bet but might win $25 next time and $37.50 next. The problem has nothing to do with ∞ series.<br /><br />At each bet he lose 1/2 his principal or wins 1/2 his principal so if P is his principal he has 1/2 P or 3/2 P. After 2n bets he has 3^n/2^2n=(3/4)^n P left. He loses big time. Nothng to do with the rsult of the first bet.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-89995150370651695562011-10-19T06:32:15.000-07:002011-10-19T06:32:15.000-07:00Sure.. he lost it. It only depends on 1st toss.Sure.. he lost it. It only depends on 1st toss.aswathihttp://www.blogger.com/profile/01606598905094626048noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-4178248659756190992011-01-16T18:35:10.025-08:002011-01-16T18:35:10.025-08:00Lost it! the first bet was imp!Lost it! the first bet was imp!Gregihttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12581713339009366860noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-83697281297584049602010-03-18T06:17:12.905-07:002010-03-18T06:17:12.905-07:00He lost itHe lost itMridulhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/12378483093938606567noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-72044638950919209832010-03-14T06:33:26.501-07:002010-03-14T06:33:26.501-07:00the 2nd term is less than first in even an infinit...the 2nd term is less than first in even an infinite series with common ratio<1 so surely loss...Vidroheehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14219925124368573066noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-73784935297627629382010-01-20T07:20:25.705-08:002010-01-20T07:20:25.705-08:00obvio he lostobvio he lostAnonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-35187244619748056712010-01-19T10:12:02.343-08:002010-01-19T10:12:02.343-08:00Answer: Loss.
The base event was the first toss, o...Answer: Loss.<br />The base event was the first toss, once lost will take infinite times of winning of bet to get the money back.Aadityahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14712269342096940492noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-33801233191346638512010-01-19T09:10:00.269-08:002010-01-19T09:10:00.269-08:00yeah true must be a lossyeah true must be a lossrohit goyalhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/14695690182713108562noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-7167710173717429664.post-35589823857885151732010-01-19T07:51:05.145-08:002010-01-19T07:51:05.145-08:00The first toss was all important.
Akshit must'...The first toss was all important.<br />Akshit must've ended up wid a loss.<br /><br />Shivangspectatorhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/18374962578652188921noreply@blogger.com