Update (May 16, 2012): This contest is closed. All the students who participated will hear back from us by May 20.
Here is an exciting content for students to win 550 hours of video lectures worth Rs 15,000/-
Try to attempt this problem and get a chance to win 550 hours of video lectures in physics, chemistry and mathematics for 11th and 12th. This video course is worth Rs 15,000 (check here - http://eduflix.tv/courses/pricing/)
The course will be delivered on USB sticks at your address free of any shipping cost (only in India).
If there are multiple correct entries, the winner will be selected randomly. Other remaining entries with correct answer will be given video lectures in maths (either 11th or 12th), upto a total of 6 correct entries.
What you need to do?
1. Attempt the problem
Try to solve the problem stated below. It is okay even if you are unable to solve it completely. The judging will not be done on the final answer but your approach to solve the problem. There are good chances that you might win this even if you answer is wrong but approach is correct. But preference would be given to students whose approach as well as answer is correct.
2. Mail the solution or attempt at firstname.lastname@example.org
Send the solution to email@example.com. Your answer can be in the form of text or word document, pdf, image or video. Send in any or these format you are comfortable with. Please do not send it in non-standard formats.
Please include the following information in your mail along with your solution -
3. Add one Comment below – that you are attempting this problem
Write a comment below mentioning that you solved this problem or attempted it. This will make you eligible for the prize.
All students till standard 12th are eligible to enter the contest. Even if you have given your 12th board in year 2012, you are eligible to enter the contest.
Last date to send the submission: May 15, 2012
Declaration of results: May 20, 2012
And here is what you have been waiting for:
A fair coin is tossed multiple times. What is the minimum number of coin tosses such that the probability of getting three consecutive heads is greater than 1/2 (half)