If the two teams in a World Series have the same chance of winning each game, independent of the...

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If the two teams in a World Series have the same chance of winning each game, independent of the results of previously played games, then the probabilities that the series will end in 4, 5, 6, or 7 games are, respectively, 1/8, 1/4, 5/16, and 5/16. What is the expected number of games played in such a series? Oct 17 2014 12:29 PM

 

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