Problem of the Week-4: A Fair Game?
Alice has 10 coins, Bob has 9. They agree to toss all their coins simultaneously. Whoever receives the largest number of heads will win. In case of a tie Bob will be declared the winner; so as to offset the advantage Alice has to begin with. Given this agreement, who is more likely to win?
Justify your answer.
Submit your answers (by e-mail or hard copy) before 5 pm on 3/05/04 to Noah Aydin.