Posted by **Paul** on Friday, February 5, 2010 at 8:35pm.

Cecile tosses 5 coins,one after the other.

a) How many different outcomes are possible?

b) In how many ways will the first coin turn up heads and the last coin turn up tails?

c) In how many ways will the second third and fourth coins all turn up heads?

d) would the same possibilities arise in parts a) b) and c) if one coin was tossed 5 times in succession?

and just to understand the question what would a tress diagram look like illustrating the possibilities.

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