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Two monkeys, Bounce and Skill, found the biggest coconut they have ever seen up on a tall tree. They spent a long time discussing a way to decide who was going to have the coconut.


Skill, the better shooter, suggested that they should alternately throw one stone at this coconut and the first monkey who hit the target would have the biggest coconut all by himself!



Bounce, the younger and inexperienced shooter, would not accept this way unless he was to make the first throw.


Suppose the probabilities that Bounce and Skill hit a target in a throw

are 0.2 and 0.3 respectively.

Skill, after scribbling something on the ground, said ...




The Coconut Shy Game