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you and a friend oplay a game in which you each toss a coin. you score a point for each head and your friend scroes a point for each tail. the first person to score ten points wins. the score is 8 to 6 in your favor. describe a simulation that completes the game and use it to find an experimental probability that your friend will win

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    Hi,

    Let's look at how you can win. HH, HTH, HTTH
    Now your friend can win only by TTTT

    There are 4 possible ouctomes. Your friend has only 1 favorable outcome out of 4 so the probability of the winning is
    1/4 or 0.25.

    Hope This Helps!!

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