Akio has one more coin than Bansi. They throw all of their coins and count the number of heads. If all the coins are fair, what is the probability that Akio obtains more heads than Bansi?
Sunday, April 15, 2012
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This puzzle is taken from:
- Hobson, Nick. "Solution to puzzle 18: One extra coin." Nick's Mathematical Miscellany. 9 June 2004. 21 Apr. 2012 <http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/p018s.html>.