> Lee, I agree wholeheartedly I will even share the bank with you but
> please explain the math. The bet is $100 to 0.10 cents where does the
> 0.24 cents come from?.........Murray
Actually, it comes from me sloppily rounding off in my head...it's really 0.225 cents. Ten flipped coins will land all heads one time out of 2^10 trials, or 1 in 1024. So on the average, every 1024 times I make the bet, I'll earn 1023 dimes ($102.30), and pay out $100 once, for $2.30 profit. $2.30 profit over 1024 trials is 0.225 cents per trial.
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