You are in a jungle, at each second a bee lands on your arm with a probability of 0.5. Given that a bee lands on you, it will bite your arm with a probability of 0.2 and not do anything with a probability of 0.8, independently of all other mosquitoes. What is the expected time between successive bites?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Probability Mass Function

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