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.

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**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

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

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

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