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# Search: Probability II =) coin is flipped ten times, yielding six heads and four tails. Construct the data distribution

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Probability
Suppose that an unfair coin comes up heads 54.1% of the time. The coin is flipped a total of 13 times. a) What is the probability that you get exactly 6 heads? b) What is the probability that you get exactly 6 tails? c) What is the probability that you get at most 9 tails?
February 24, 2012 by Vikki

math
Carolyn tested a coin to see if it was evenly weighted. She flipped the coin 100 times and came up with 42 heads and 58 tails. How does the relative frequency of tails to heads compare to the probability of tails in this experiment? A. The relative frequency is the same as the...
June 8, 2013 by bubbie

probability
Suppose an unfair coin comes up heads 52.2% of the time if it is flipped. If the coin is flipped 26 times, what is the probability that: a) it comes up tails exactly 12 times? b) it comes up heads more than 22 times?
March 21, 2012 by Sam

statistics
air coin is flipped 20 times. a. Determine the probability that the coin comes up tails exactly 15 times. b. Find the probability that the coin comes up tails at least 15 times. c. Find the mean and standard deviation for the random variable X giving the number of tails in ...
September 23, 2013 by nneamaka

probability
You flip a fair coin (i.e., the probability of obtaining Heads is 1/2) three times. Assume that all sequences of coin flip results, of length 3, are equally likely. Determine the probability of each of the following events. {HHH}: 3 Heads incorrect {HTH}: the sequence Heads, ...
February 7, 2014 by JuanPro

math
In a game, a player tosses a coin 4 times. If the player gets 3 or 4 heads, he/she wins. What is the theoretical probability of winning this game? I just need to know the outcomes. I don't know how to get them. Please and Thank you. Coin 1: 50% Heads Coin 2: 50% Heads Coin 3: ...
May 30, 2007 by Angela

finite
Assume that the coin is flipped 10 times. What is the probability that both heads and tails occur?
February 19, 2012 by victoria

math
Assume that the coin is flipped 10 times. What is the probability that both heads and tails occur?
February 20, 2012 by victoria

math
a girl flipped a coin 4 times, what is the probability that she gets 3 heads and 1 tails? Using a tree diagram
March 7, 2010 by Kevin

stor
Suppose that you flip a fair coin (P(H)=P(T)=1 2 ) three times and you record if it landed on heads, H, or tails, T. (a) What is the sample space of this experiment? What is the probability of each event? (b) [1 pt] Let X be the number of times that you observe heads. What ...
September 29, 2012 by ami

Stat.
A trick coin has been weighted so that heads occurs with a probability of p  2 3, and p(tails)  1 3. If you toss this coin 72 times, a. How many heads would you expect to get on average? b. What is the probability of getting more than 50 heads? c. What is the probability...
January 27, 2013 by Nickie

Statistics
Suppose Tori has an unfair coin which lands on Tails with probability 0.28 when flipped. If she flips the coin 10 times, find each of the following: Question 5 options: P(No more than 3 Tails) P(Exactly 1 Tail) P(At least 5 Tails) P(Less than or equal to 2 Tails) P(At least 1...
June 2, 2013 by Anonymous

Statistics
A loaded coin is tossed 5 times, find the probability distribution for the number of heads, if heads are thrice likely to occur than tails. Let x be the number of heads that will turn up. Compute the probability associated to each value of X using the equation: x=0,1,2,3,4,5 P...
July 25, 2011 by Sapphire

probability
Grace has flipped a coin 500 times and each time is has come up tails. If she flips the coin 500 more times, how many tails should she expect? Why?
December 11, 2015 by Hillary

Probability
Find the probability of obtaining between 50 and 55 tails inclusive when a fair coin is flipped 80 times. (answer accurate to four decimal places.)
November 22, 2009 by Anna

Statistics
A coin is tossed five times. Find the probability of getting four tails. I realize that getting four tails is the exact same thing as getting only one heads, but how would you figure out this problem using probability rules? Thanks for your time, I appreciate it :]
January 2, 2011 by Emily

math
Kalil flipped a coin sixty times. He got thirty-four heads. How does this result compare to the number of heads you would have expected based on theoretical probability?
July 18, 2013 by zach

Math: Probablity
A penny, a nickel, and a dime are flipped at the same time. Each coin can come out either heads (H) or tails (T). a. What name is given to the act of flipping the coins? b. There are eight elements in the sample space (i.e., HHH,THT, etc.). List all eight outcomes. c. How many...
February 15, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
A biased coin is tossed 3 times. The probability that the coin will land on heads is 0.6 The probability that the coin will land on tails three times is less than 0.1 Is this correct? Show all your working.
April 23, 2016 by Geny

Statistics
You are shown a coin that its owner says is fair in the sense that it will produce the same number of heads and tails when flipped a very large number of times. Suppose you decide to flip a coin 100 times. a. What conclusion would you be likely to draw if you observed 95 heads...
September 19, 2010 by Rhea

Math
Victoria tossed a coin 30 times and got 17 heads. What is the ratio of heads to coin tosses? What is the ratio of heads to tails? What is the ratio of tails to heads? If victoria tosses the coin 150 times, how many times can she expect to get heads?
April 26, 2015 by Kayla

Math
10. A coin is loaded so that the probability of heads is 0.55 and the probability of tails is 0.45, Suppose the coin is tossed twice and the results of tosses are independent. a.What is the probability of obtaining exactly two heads? b.What is the probability of obtaining no ...
March 2, 2014 by Renee

math
Suppose you toss a coin and it you win a dollar if it comes up heads. If it comes up tails you toss the coin again. This time you get two dollars if it is heads. If it is tails you toss it again. This time you win four dollars if it is heads, but if it is tails you toss it ...
October 31, 2008 by brianne

math-probability
A student claims that if a fair coin is tossed and comes up heads 5 times in a row, then, according to the law of averages, the probability of tails on the next toss is greater than the probability of heads. What is your reply?
April 19, 2010 by jennifer

Statistics and Probability
One six-sided fair die is rolled, and one two-sided fair coin is tossed. If the coin turns up heads, then the number of spots showing on the die is the value (score) for that trial. If the coin is tails then twice the number of spots showing on the die is the value (score) for...
December 16, 2010 by Laura

stats
Suppose you toss a coin 100 times and get 82 heads and 18 tails. Based on these results, what is the probability the next flip will be a tails?
September 7, 2015 by john

Math
A coin is flipped 7 times, what is the probability that the next flip will be tails How do I do this? a- 1/1 b- 1/7 c- 1/8 d- 1/2
October 5, 2015 by Gigi

Probabilitie
A weighted coin is flipped 200 times. Assume that the probability of a head is 0.3 and the probability of a tail is 0.7. Each flip is independent from the other flips. Let X be the total number of heads in the 200 flips. 1. What is the distribution of X ?
November 22, 2015 by Hhh

Finite Math
A coin is loaded, so that the probability of a head occuring on a single toss is 2/3. In six tosses of the coin, what is the probability of getting all heads or all tails?
September 27, 2012 by Carol

Math Problem ( 6th grade math)
Brandon tosses a coin 500 times. The coin lands on tails 320 times. A: What is the experamental probability of getting heads? B: Is the coin fair or unfair? Explain you answer.
May 16, 2012 by Anna

probabilities
A weighted coin is flipped 200 times. Assume that the probability of a head is 0.3 and the probability of a tail is 0.7. Each flip is independent from the other flips. Let X be the total number of heads in the 200 flips. 1. What is the distribution of X ? 1 2. What is the ...
April 26, 2016 by hassan

math
a student claims that if a fair coin is tossed and comes up heads 5 times in a row, then according to the law of averages the probability of tails on the next toss is greater than the probability of heads. What is your reply?
January 31, 2010 by Charles

math
A student claims that if a fair coin is tossed and comes up heads 5 times in a row, then, according to the law of averages, the probability of tails on the next toss is greater than the probability of heads. What is your reply?
April 20, 2010 by crystal

finite math
Suppose a coin is tossed 100 times 57 heads and 43 tails what is the probability the next one will be heads.
June 17, 2014 by carol

Math
Would you be more likely to get at least 70% tails if you flip a fair coin 10 times or if you flip a fair coin 1000 times? A) You would be more likely to get at least 70% tails if you flip a fair coin 10 times than if you flip a fair coin 1000 times. B) The probability of ...
April 4, 2010 by Nicole

Statistics
A coin was flipped 60 times and came up heads 38 times. (a)at the .10 level of significance, is the coin biased towards heads? Show your decision rule and calculations. (b) calculate a p-value and interpret it.
June 8, 2008 by Gayla

Statistics
A coin was flipped 60 times and came up heads 38 times. (a) At the .10 level of significance, is the coin biased toward heads? Show your decision rule and calculations. (b) Calculate a p-value and interpret it
June 6, 2010 by Robert

Please check my work thanks!! A number cube with the numbers 1 through 6 is rolled. Find the given probability. 1. P(number < 2) (1 point) A. 1/6 <--- i think this one B. 2/6 C. 4/6 D. 3/6 2. P(number ≥ 3) (1 point) A. 4/6 B. 1/6 C. 2/6 <-- this i think D. 5/6 ...
March 6, 2013 by Matthew

Word Problem
A coin was flipped 60 times and came up heads 38 times. (a) At the .10 level of significance, is the coin biased toward heads? Show your decision rule and calculations. (b) Calculate a p-value and interpret it.
September 28, 2008 by Marilyn

algebra
A coin is tossed 3 times. Find the probability of obtaining the following: a) heads on the first and last toss, and tails on the other toss b) at least 2 heads c) at most 2 heads
July 7, 2013 by Eliza

MATH
an unfair coin with pr[tails]= .15 is flipped 6 times. what is the probability of getting EXACTLY 1 tail in the 6 flips?
October 18, 2012 by Anonymous

probability
if a fair coin is tossed 4 times, what is the probability of getting heads the first 3 times, and tails the fourth itme?
May 10, 2011 by kristy

Intro to Probability, please check my work.
A fair coin is flipped three times. You win \$5 every time the outcome is heads. Let the random variable X represent the total number of dollars you win. (a) List the sample space. (b) Determine the probability function of X. ====================== Answer: a) 2^3= 8 ...
February 17, 2008 by Amelie

an unfair coin with pr[tails]= .15 is flipped 6 times. what is the probability of getting AT LEAST 1 tail in the 6 flips?
October 18, 2012 by Anonymous

arithmetic
Assume you have an unfair coin - the one that lands heads with probability P (not known beforehand). You have rolled such a coin 20 times and got 16 heads and 4 tails. What is the best estimator of P, Pˆ? (Hint: it is the one based on sample mean.)
June 1, 2013 by Anonymous

Probability
* I have a question. The sentence below says, "A PENNY, a NICKEL, and a DIME are flipped....." Does this go in order? That is,.....for example: (H,T,H)The first H is for PENNY, the T is for NICKEL, and the last H is for DIME? A penny, a nickel, and a dime are flipped at the ...
February 15, 2014 by Anonymous

statistics
A coin was flipped 60 times and came up heads 38 times. (a) At the .10 level of significance, is the coin biased toward heads? Show your decision rule and calculations. I need more than the answer. I'm looking for help on the steps to get to the answer, please. Thanks
December 1, 2011 by Laura

math
if freddy tosses a coin three times, what is the probability that the coin will turn up hesds,tails,heads, tails in that order? I came up with 1/2 correct? also the ratio length to the width of the alamo isabout 5to 3 if the width of the alamo is 63ft about how long is the ...
May 17, 2011 by jill

probability
urgent till 3 pm i have in colombia¡ 1 Alice has five coins in a bag: two coins are normal (i.e., fair with one face Heads and the other face Tails), two are double-headed (i.e., both sides are Heads), and the last one is double-tailed (i.e., both sides are Tails). She reaches...
March 11, 2014 by Sakura1

Probability
Alice has five coins in a bag: two coins are normal (i.e., fair with one face Heads and the other face Tails), two are double-headed (i.e., both sides are Heads), and the last one is double-tailed (i.e., both sides are Tails). She reaches into the bag and randomly pulls out a ...
March 7, 2014 by qwerty

math
A student claims that if a fair coin is tossed and comes up heads 5 times in a row, then, according to the law of averages, the probability of tails on the next toss is greater than the probability of heads. What is your reply? would this be the answer No matter what comes up ...
April 21, 2010 by crystal

Math
A coin is loaded in such way that a tail is three times as likely to occur as a head. If the coin is flipped twice. Find the probability that two heads occur
November 1, 2013 by Elizabeth

Math
A coin is loaded in such way that a tail is three times as likely to occur as a head. If the coin is flipped twice. Find the probability that two heads occur
November 1, 2013 by Elizabeth

Math
A coin is loaded in such way that a tail is three times as likely to occur as a head. If the coin is flipped twice. Find the probability that two heads occur
November 2, 2013 by Elizabeth

Math
Four coins fall onto the floor. Find the probability that (a) exactly three coins land heads up (b) all coins land tails up (c) two or more coins land heads up (d) no more than two coins land tails up (e) at least one coin lands tails up
June 18, 2014 by Shelagh

maths
Suppose there are 10 coins laid out in front of you. All of the coins are fair (i.e. have an equal chance of heads or tails) except one, which flips to heads every time. You draw one coin at random and flip it 5 times. If each of the 5 flips results in heads, then the ...
March 26, 2013 by sana

Probabilty
Biased coin has a 0.4 probability of landing on tails. The random variable x, based on a single toss of the coin, is defined as follows: x=0 if heads appears; x=1 if tails appears. What Is the mean value of X? Is it . 0.3 .4 .6 .5 .7
November 28, 2012 by Gilbert

PRE-CALC
A biased coin has a 0.4 probability of landing on tails. The random variable X, based on a single toss of the coin, is defined as follows: X = 0 if heads appears; X = 1 if tails appears. What is the mean value of X? A) 0.7 B) 0.5 C) 0.4 D) 0.3 E) 0.6
March 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
we have 2 coins: coin 1 comes up with the probability of tails of 2/3 while coin 2 comes up with the probability of tails of 1/3 you dont know which is which so you pick one up at random and flip it . If its tails, you guess that the coin you picked up is coin 1 else you guess...
January 19, 2015 by Jake

math
Six fair coins are flipped, the probability that exactly three coins turns up heads is T. If the coins are flipped again, the probability that exactly 16T coins turns up heads is S. If the six coins are flipped again, the probability that exactly 32S coins turns up heads is Q...
November 7, 2010 by zid

Data Management
A random variable X is defined as the number of heads observed when a coin is tossed 4 times. Make a chart that shows the probability distribution for X. What is the expected value?
January 21, 2014 by Alejandro

probability
A fair coin is flipped independently until the first Heads is observed. Let K be the number of Tails observed before the first Heads (note that K is a random variable). For k=0,1,2,…,K, let Xk be a continuous random variable that is uniform over the interval [0,3]. The Xk's ...
March 28, 2014 by JuanPro

math
Three pennies are tossed into the air.What is the probability they will match either heads-heads-heads or tails-tails-tails when they land?
February 22, 2012 by john

math
francisco tossed the coin 10 more times. he got 5 heads and 5 tails. now what i his exrimental probability of getting heads? Wouldn't it depend on the tosses before? 50/50 with each flip. It has no revalence what the last flip or flips were.
May 11, 2007 by brianna

sciences
March 29, 2009 by jouan

algebra I
If you toss a coin, the probability of gettig heads is 1/2. If you toss a coin 2 times. the probability of getting heds each time is 1/2*1/2 or (1/2)^2. -Write an expression to represent the probability of tossing a coin 'n' times and getting 'n' heads. -Express your answer to...
February 7, 2008 by Joanne

Math Statistics
3. Suppose 20% of all heart transplant patients do not survive the operation. a. Think about taking repeated random samples of 371 patients from this population. Describe how the sample proportion who die would vary from sample to sample. (Hint: Be sure to refer to the shape, ...
July 22, 2013 by TCaesar

Math
What is the probability of obtaining at least one tail when a coin is flipped six times?
December 12, 2008 by James

math
an unbiased coin is tossed six times. find the probability of the given event. the coin lands heads more than once.
April 23, 2014 by Dee

math
an unbiased coin is tossed six times. find the probability of the given event - the coin lands heads more than once.
April 25, 2014 by Daren

math
A balanced coin is tossed 12 times and heads appears each time. What is the probability that tails will appear on the next toss?
January 18, 2014 by n/a

math
A balanced coin is tossed 12 times and heads appears each time. What is the probability that tails will appear on the next toss?
January 22, 2015 by Gretchen

Math (statistics)
The probability of obtaining heads on a biased coin is 0.4. The coin is tossed 600 times. a. i. Write down the mean number of heads (240) ii. Find the standard deviation of the number of heads (12) b. Find the probability that the number of heads obtained is less than one ...
March 16, 2016 by Myra

math \$\$
ty sooooo much another question (sorry about all these just trying to get this done and learn it before tom.) Jennie calculated the probabilities of various events involving a coin. What is the probability of a coin landing on heads at least twice when the coin is flipped ...
February 21, 2013 by Angie

Probability
A fair coin is tossed repeatedly and independently. We want to determine the expected number of tosses until we first observe Tails immediately preceded by Heads. To do so, we define a Markov chain with four states, {S,H,T,HT}, where S is a starting state, H indicates Heads ...
May 19, 2015 by qwerty

finite math (probability
suppose you toss a coin 100 times and get 57 heads and 43 tails. Based on the results what is the probability that the next toss will be head.
June 17, 2014 by carol

Math (Statistics)
Hi! Can someone help me with these two questions? Thanks a bunch! :) 1.) What causes experimental probability to match theoretical probability? In theory heads and tails occur 50/50. 2.) Find a way to estimate the time to flip a coin 10,000 times; 100,000 times.
January 22, 2015 by Becky

Math (Statistics)
Hi! Can someone help me with these two questions? Thanks a bunch! :) 1.) What causes experimental probability to match theoretical probability? In theory heads and tails occur 50/50. 2.) Find a way to estimate the time to flip a coin 10,000 times; 100,000 times.
January 23, 2015 by Becky

Math.
You repeatedly toss a fair coin for 5 times. What is the probability that heads comes up at least 3 times before tails comes up twice?
November 1, 2013 by Elizabeth

Probability
You toss a fair coin four times. Find the probability of no more than three heads given that at least one toss resulted in heads. Thank you very much!!
January 27, 2012 by Erica

Probability
What is the probability of flipping a coin two times and getting no heads? If I flip a coin twice and get no heads wouldn't it be 2/2 or 1?
April 28, 2010 by bwb

maths
I toss a coin 4 times. Find the chance of getting a) 2 heads b) more heads than tails
April 27, 2013 by anonymous

prob and stats
A coin is weighted so that the probability of obtaining a head in a single toss is 0.37. If the coin is tossed 27 times, find the following probabilities. Round your standard normal variable to two decimal places before using the table of values. (Give your answers to four ...
October 15, 2010 by br0Ok3

math
I flipped a coin 25 times. So since I got heads 15 times, does that mean that the percent of times i got heads is 60%? Yes or no
July 28, 2013 by Anonymous

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 ...
February 5, 2010 by Paul

STATISTICS
A coin is tossed 4 times, the probability that all heads and all tails will appear is??
March 21, 2016 by NARUTO

Data Management Help!
A coin was tossed 1000 times in an experiment to decide whether it really had an equal chance of coming up heads or tails. The decision was made in advance to declare the coind NOT FAIR if the observed outcome of the experiment had less than a 5% chance of happening. Would the...
June 7, 2008 by Jenna

Data management
A coin was tossed 1000 times in an experiment to decide whether it really had an equal chance of coming up heads or tails. The decision was made in advance to declare the coind NOT FAIR if the observed outcome of the experiment had less than a 5% chance of happening. Would the...
June 10, 2008 by Jenna

probability distribution
A coin is biased such that a head is thrice as likely to occur as a tail. Find the probability distribution of heads and also find the mean and variance of the distribution when it is tossed 4 times. P(head) + P(tail) = 1 P(head) = 3 P(tail) Solving gives: P(head) = 3/4 If we ...
January 18, 2007 by queen

Engineering
A perfect coin should produce heads and tails with equal probability. If we assign the number 0 toheads and the number 1 to tails, then we can mimic such a perfect coin in Matlab. Specifically, we cangenerate N “coin flips” in Matlab by doing x= (rand(N, 1) < 0.5 );, where ...
February 17, 2016 by Sophie

math
Your friend is tossing a coin. He says that heads and tails are equally likey outcomes, so the probability of getting heads is 50/50. Explain your friends error.
November 4, 2010 by Anonymous

Maths
A fair coin is tossed 5 times. If X is the discrete variable the # of tails obtained, a) Draw the probability distribution . b) Find P (X<5)
March 22, 2016 by Zack

probability
Adefective coin minting machineproducescoinswhoseprobability ofheadsisarandomvariable P with PDF 1+sin(2πp), if p ∈ [0,1],fP (p)= 0, otherwise. Inessence,aspecificcoinproducedby thismachinewillhavea fixedprobability P = p of giving heads, but you do not know ...
November 8, 2015 by Anonymous

Math
Before a football game, a coin toss is used to determine which team will kick off. The height h (in feet) of a coin above the ground t seconds after being flipped up into the air is given by the following equation. h = -16t2 + 34t + 15. How long does a team captain have to ...
September 28, 2012 by Mark

Geometry
A fair coin is flipped 3 times. The probability of getting exactly two heads, given that at least one flip results in a head, can be written as ab, where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
June 10, 2013 by Abhishek Ranjan

math
A fair coin is flipped 3 times. The probability of getting exactly two heads, given that at least one flip results in a head, can be written as a/b, where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
June 11, 2013 by raja harishchandra

math
A fair coin is flipped 3 times. The probability of getting exactly two heads, given that at least one flip results in a head, can be written as a/b, where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
June 12, 2013 by raja harishchandra

math
A fair coin is flipped 3 times. The probability of getting exactly two heads, given that at least one flip results in a head, can be written as a/b, where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
June 13, 2013 by raja harishchandra

TEST TOMM. NEED HELP IMMEDIATELY. PROBABILITY
A fair coin is tossed ten times in a row. What is the probability that "heads" comes up at least eight times? I got an answer of 7/128, but I lost the paper with the work I showed. Can someone refresh my memory please?
May 21, 2008 by Tom

Math
1. When four fan coins are flipped what is the probability of getting either exactly two heads of exactly two tails? 2. Solve for x 3x-x√3=-6 3. In the figure below ABCD is a rectangle and DE=DC. Given Ad= 5 and BE=3 find DE Thanks!
September 6, 2011 by Joe

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