Experimental Probability-Akter - Experiment Probability...

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Experiment Probability Objective: To learn the terminology and notation applied to the probability of an event. The Coffee Game: Suppose we play a simple game each morning with a friend to determine who pays for coffee. Your friend tosses a coin and you call it. If you are right, your friend pays $2.00 ($1.00 for each cup of coffee), otherwise you pay. Have your partner flip a coin; you call it in the record results in the table below for 10 flips (… weeks of … days). Coin Flip # Correct Call Flipper Pays Caller Pays 1. Y 2.00 2. Y 2.00 3. Y 2.00 4. N 2.00 5. Y 2.00 6. N 2.00 7. N 2.00 8. N 2.00 9. N 2.00 10. Y 2.00 Flipper Total Cost: $10.00 Caller Total Cost: $10.00 A few things to think about: 1. Do you think this game was a fair play? 2. How much would you expect to pay over the 4 weeks’ period (20 flips). DEFINATION : Fair Game: All players have an equal chance of winning, or each player can expect to win or lose the same number of times in the
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