Posted by bubbie on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 6:02pm.
If you toss three coins, what are the odds in favor of getting exactly two tails and one head?
A. 3:8
B. 3:5
C. 5:3
D. 8:3
can you explain this? i can do odds but this is confusing me.

Math  Odds  Reiny, Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 7:55pm
Since there are only 8 possibilities let's list them
HHH
HHT
HTH
HTT *
THH
THT *
TTH *
TTT
there are 3 with two tails and one head
take it from there, let me know what you got

Math  Odds  bubbie, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 4:40pm
whoa, thank you reiny! i got 5:3 :)

Math  Odds  bubbie, Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 4:40pm
3:5* oops
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