Mathematician Explains a Weird Feature of Coin Flips

File under: possibly useful information to share at the next cocktail party.

A mathematician explains why it’s smarter to bet on heads/heads coming up when doing consecutive coin flips than heads/tails, even though intuitively the probability should be the same.

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Angela Chen

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