text files consists of 0&1 bits. But in ASCII, Most Significant Bit(MSB) is 0, so we have more 0s than 1s. Assume that we draw bits at random. Question: What is probability of drawing 0 in 2nd time, given 1st drawing was 0?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My Analysis:

From bayes formula, Pr(0) = 1/8*1 + 7/8*1/2 = 9/16, so Pr(1)=7/16 for first drawing of a bit.

Then, it should be like: Pr(0&0) = Pr(0) * Pr(0|0), but I can`t figure out the Pr(0|0)...

Please help!!

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# Probability of 0 bit in ASCII text files

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