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Posted by **Ellie** on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 9:05pm.

I think it is 1/2 because the coin has 2 sides and 50% it will land on heads.

My friend thinks it is 1/16, since each toss is 1/2, so 1/2 *1/2*1/2*1/2=1/16 since you mult each toss

Am I correct or is my friend?

Thanks for the help

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 9:06pmYou're right. Each toss is independent of other tosses. Therefore each toss has a 1/2 chance of landing heads up.

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**Ellie**, Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 9:32pmThank you!!!

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 9:34pmYou're welcome.

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