From a past paper and mark scheme:
Q: Malik is playing a game in which he has to throw a 6 on a fair six-sided die to start the game. Find the probability that Malik needs at most ten attempts to throw a 6.
I do not understand the answer, where did it come from. I believe it is an application of the geometric distribution but I'm not sure. My guess would have been
but apparently the answer is a lot simpler. How would I obtain it?