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How Fast Will We Lose?

The probability of losing in exactly \(n\) steps of the gambler`s ruin game is investigated.
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3818
MSC Codes: 
97K50
Author(s): 
Ron Hirshon (College of Staten Island NY)
Publication Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2012
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
June, 2010
Subject(s): 
Probability
Statistics and Probability
Topic(s): 
Famous Problems, Gambler's Ruin
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Rating Sum: 
15.00
Rating Average: 
3.00
Applicable Course(s): 
6.1 Probability & Statistics
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Sunday, August 26, 2012
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