Posted by **Ally** on Monday, May 31, 2010 at 12:44pm.

Anna and bob play a game in which Anna begins by rolling a fair dice, after which bob tosses a fair coin. They take turns until one of them wins. Anna wins when she rolls a 6. Bob wins when the coin lands on heads. What is the probability that Anna will win the game?

Well there are a number of ways for Anna to win like 1st it is 1/6 the second way can be 5/6*1/2*5/6*1/2*1/6 etc. Where do i go from here to find an exact number for the probability?

- Math/Probability -
**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at 1:31pm
Please only post your questions once. Repeating posts will not get a quicker response. In addition, it wastes our time looking over reposts that have already been answered in another post. Thank you.

- Math/Probability -
**anna**, Friday, June 11, 2010 at 1:02am
What is the probability of rolling a sum that exceeds four with two dice

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Anna and bob play a game in which Anna begins by rolling a fair dice, ...
- Physics - Bob and Bob Jr. stand at open doorways at opposite ends of an airplane...
- physics - Bob and Bob Jr. stand at open doorways at opposite ends of an airplane...
- Math - Consider a game where Ann and Bob play against each other in a dice game...
- linear algebra - Bob and Doug play a lot of Ping-Pong, but Doug is a much better...
- math - Anna and Jamie were at track practive. The track is 2/5 kilometers around...
- statistics - your teacher has invented a fair dice game to play. your teacher ...
- heeeeeeeeeeelp math - Calvin and Dan are playing a game of chance. Calvin tosses...
- Statistics - For a math assignment we need to design a dice roll game with ...
- Quantitative method probability - X, Y and Z in that order throws a tetrahedral ...

More Related Questions