While cleaning her dorm room, Monica mistakenly pushed three coins off the desk. When they land on the chair below, find the odds
(a) in favor of getting exactly three heads
(b) in favor of getting exactly three tails
(c) against getting exactly two heads
(d) against getting exactly one tail
(e) in favor of getting at least one tail
Math - MathMate, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 5:42pm
Assuming all three coins are fair, you could use a probability tree or a table to list all possible outcomes (Ω) and calculate the probabilities accordingly.
All 8 possible outcomes
You can use the table to answer the above questions.