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Re: average of the consecutive coin tosses

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  • Subject: [mg121978] Re: average of the consecutive coin tosses
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 04:51:45 -0400 (EDT)
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Mean[RandomInteger[{0,1},{1000}]

Regards,
	Ssezi

On Oct 6, 2011, at 4:18 AM, michael partensky wrote:

> Hi.
> 
> What are the better ways of doing what this guy does very inefficiently for
> the average of the consecutive coin tosses:
> 
> tr = (flips = 1; (#/flips++) & /@ Accumulate[Table[toss, {1000}]]) // N);
> 
> where
> 
> toss= RandomInteger[];
> 
> Thanks
> Michael




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