What is the expected number of coin flips until you get two heads in a row (HH)? What is the expected number of coin flips until you get a heads followed by a tails (HT)? The video presents the solution and an intuitive explanation for this probability riddle.
Blog post: http://wp.me/p6aMk-4Il
Numberphile video on topic: https://youtu.be/SDw2Pu0-H4g
If you like my videos, you can support me at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions
Connect on social media. I update each site when I have a new video or blog post, so you can follow me on whichever method is most convenient for you.
My Blog: http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/
Newsletter (sent about 2 times a year): http://eepurl.com/KvS0r
"The Joy of Game Theory" shows how you can use math to out-think your competition. (rated 4/5 stars on 23 reviews) http://amzn.to/1uQvA20
"The Irrationality Illusion: How To Make Smart Decisions And Overcome Bias" is a handbook that explains the many ways we are biased about decision-making and offers techniques to make smart decisions. http://amzn.to/1o3FaAg
"Math Puzzles Volume 1" features classic brain teasers and riddles with complete solutions for problems in counting, geometry, probability, and game theory. Volume 1 is rated 4.5/5 stars on 11 reviews. http://amzn.to/1GhUUSH
"Math Puzzles Volume 2" is a sequel book with more great problems. http://amzn.to/1NKbyCs
"Math Puzzles Volume 3" is the third in the series. http://amzn.to/1NKbGlp
"40 Paradoxes in Logic, Probability, and Game Theory" contains thought-provoking and counter-intuitive results. (rated 4.9/5 stars on 7 reviews) http://amzn.to/1LOCI4U
"The Best Mental Math Tricks" teaches how you can look like a math genius by solving problems in your head (rated 4.7/5 stars on 3 reviews) http://amzn.to/18maAdo
"Multiply Numbers By Drawing Lines" This book is a reference guide for my video that has over 1 million views on a geometric method to multiply numbers. http://amzn.to/XRm7M4