Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the

Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)

**Co-organizers:****Drew Sills**, Rutgers University, asills {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu**Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University, zeilberg {at} math [dot] rutgers [dot] edu

Title: Ten

Speaker: **Doron Zeilberger**, Rutgers University

Date: September 22, 2005 5:00pm

Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ

Abstract:

Ten who knows ten? Ten, I know Ten. There are 10 to the power n ways of tossing a coin 5n times, such that you win 3 dollars for Head and lose 2 dollars for a Tail, breaking even, and every breaking-even streak that starts with a Head may not be followed by a Tail.

(joint work with Nick Loehr, Greg Warrington, Bruce Sagan, Vince Vatter, and most importantly, Shalosh B. Ekhad).