Math Question pre cal 11

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At a restaurant, how could you choose one out of three desserts with equal probability with the help of a coin?

Please show the steps you took the get your answer

Jun 11th, 2015

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Toss the coin twice. 

Let TH, HT and TT correspond to the three choices. 

And if you get HH, just repeat (so it takes 8/3 tosses on average).

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Jun 11th, 2015

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