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September 3, 2014

September 3, 2014

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**math**

Three coins are tossed. Find the probability that no more than one coin lands heads up.
*November 19, 2009 by shree*

**math answer check**

Three coins are tossed, and the number of heads observed is recorded. (Give your answers as fractions.) (a) Find the probability for 0 heads. Incorrect: Your answer is incorrect. . Your answer cannot be understood or graded. More Information Redone 0/3 was my answer (b) Find ...
*June 1, 2013 by Nora 4*

**Advanced Math**

The probability of getting 2 heads and 1 tail when three coins are tossed is 3 in 8. Find the odds of not getting 2 heads and 1 tail. ANSWER: 5:8? Three Coins are tossed. Find the probability that exactly 2 coins show heads if the first coin shows heads.? ANSWERS: Could it be ...
*June 10, 2009 by Patrick*

**math**

A game is played by flipping three coins. If all three coins lands heads up you win $15. If two coin lands heads up you win $5. If one coin lands heads up you win $2. If no coins land heads up you win nothing. If you play $4 to play, what are you expected winnings? Answer ...
*April 13, 2010 by nicole*

**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*

**Word Problem.**

A game is played by flipping three coins. If all three coins land heads up you win $15. If two coins lands heads up you win $5. If one coin lands heads up you win $2. If no coins land heads up you win nothing. If you play $4 to play, what are your expected winnings?
*March 7, 2010 by Lyndse*

**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 game is played flipping three coins. If all three coins land heads up you win $15. If two coins land heads up you win $5. If one coin lands heads up you win $2. If no coins land heads up you win nothing. If you pay $4 to play, what are your expected winnings?
*December 20, 2009 by Michelle*

**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 fair coin is tossed in the air 4 times. if the coin lands heads up the first three tosses, what is the probability the coin will land heads up the fourth toss? 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 ...
*May 12, 2013 by Ellie*

**stat**

Three coins are tossed, and the number of heads observed is recorded. (Give your answers as fractions.) (a) Find the probability for 0 heads. (b) Find the probability for 1 head. (c) Find the probability for 2 heads. (d) Find the probability for 3 heads.
*July 6, 2012 by jilla*

**math**

an unbiased coin is tossed 3 times. find the probability that the coin lands heads exactly once.
*February 27, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Math-Probability**

Consider a collection of biased coins, each showing Heads with probability and Tails with probability , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability mass ...
*January 22, 2012 by sand*

**Math-Probability**

Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability ...
*January 22, 2012 by sand*

**Math-Probability**

Consider a collection of n biased coins, each showing Heads with probability p and Tails with probability 1-p , independently of the others. The coins are tossed and all coins showing Heads are collected together and tossed again. Write down an expression for the probability ...
*January 24, 2012 by sand*

**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*

**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**

Luis has a coin that is weighted so that the probability that Heads appears when it is tossed is 0.55. Suppose that the coin is tossed 3 times. What is the probability that all 3 tosses are Heads? please help ,e to solve this question . i dont'know if i +am right .55/2+.55/2+....
*February 17, 2012 by sajid*

**math**

Two coins are tossed, find the probability that two heads are obtained. Note: Each coin has two possible outcome H(heads), and T (tails).
*May 30, 2012 by miss c*

**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*

**data management grade 12 **

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*

**statistic 125**

have three coins, two of which are fair and the other is a double header .suppose a coin is selected using random selection and tossed twice,one after the other.if i got two heads what is the probability that the coin that was selected was the double header?
*March 21, 2012 by vanessa*

**common fraction**

Sara tossed a fair coin five times, and Kaleb tossed a fair coin three times. There were five heads and three tails in the eight tosses. What is the probability that either Sara or Kaleb tossed exactly three heads? Express your answer as a common fraction.
*June 27, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

John has 2 coins, one fair and the other unbalanced so that the probability of its coming up heads is 2/3. He picks one of the coins at random, tosses it, and it comes up heads. What is the probability that he picked the unbalanced coin?
*July 7, 2013 by Annonymous*

**Probability**

A defective coin minting machine produces coins whose probability of Heads is a random variable Q with PDF fQ(q)={3q2,0,if q∈[0,1],otherwise. A coin produced by this machine is tossed repeatedly, with successive tosses assumed to be independent. Let A be the event that ...
*April 2, 2014 by A*

**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*

**Probability**

Four Coins are tossed. Describe the sample space S, probability of getting more tails than heads and probability of getting at least two heads.
*June 22, 2014 by rosie*

**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*

**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**

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**

Four coins are tossed. What is the probability of getting more tails than heads and getting at least two heads?
*June 22, 2014 by rosie*

**Finite Math**

John has three coins in his pocket. One is fair, one has two heads, and the third is unbalanced, showing head 60% of the time. John grabs a coin at random and tosses it. Find the probability that: 1) The coin shows a head 2) The coin is regular, give that the toss produced a ...
*July 21, 2012 by Preet*

**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*

**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**

The probability that it will take 5 or more flips of a fair coin before it lands on heads can be written as a/b , where a and b are coprime positive integers. Find a+b
*March 12, 2013 by John*

**math**

1. what is the probability of getting exactly one heads from three coin tosses? is the answer 1/8? 2. what is the probability that a fair coin will land heads up three times in a row? is the answer 3/2?
*August 4, 2009 by jakkie j*

**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*

**CALC**

A biased coin whose chance of heads is 0.4 is tossed five times in a row. What is the probability that heads is tossed exactly 2 times? 20.2% 23.04% 36.8% 40.1% 45.6%
*November 27, 2012 by Leandra*

**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*

**Probability**

A balanced coin is tossed 8 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads given that there were at least 2 heads in the 8 tosses?
*January 17, 2010 by Leesa*

**Probability**

A balanced coin is tossed 8 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads given that there were at least 2 heads in the 8 tosses?
*January 17, 2010 by Leesa*

**Probability**

Alice has two coins. The probability of Heads for the first coin is 1/3, and the probability of Heads for the second is 2/3. Other than this difference, the coins are indistinguishable. Alice chooses one of the coins at random and sends it to Bob. The random selection used by ...
*April 2, 2014 by A*

**Algebra 2**

A coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of each event. a) at least two tosses come up tails. b) at least one toss comes up heads. PLEASE SHOW ALL WORK!
*December 9, 2009 by Trisan*

**Algebra 2**

A coin is tossed three times. Find the probability of each event. a) at least two tosses come up tails. b) at least one toss comes up heads. PLEASE SHOW ALL WORK!
*December 9, 2009 by Trisan*

**probability**

John has 3 unique coins such that the probability of obtaining a head when the coin is flipped is 1/10, 2/10 and 3/10, respectively. If he flips each of the 3 coins once, the probability that at least 1 heads appears is p. What is the value of 1000p?
*February 10, 2013 by john*

**probability**

John has 3 unique coins such that the probability of obtaining a head when the coin is flipped is 110, 210 and 310, respectively. If he flips each of the 3 coins once, the probability that at least 1 heads appears is p. What is the value of 1000p?
*February 10, 2013 by john*

**Probability**

A coin is tossed 7 times. What is the probability of getting four heads. My teacher said that there is a formula involved but i don't know which one. How do i set it up?
*November 19, 2009 by nick*

**statistics**

Five coins all balanced the same were tossed 150 times. Note that, while the coins are all balanced the same, they may or may not be fair coins. Since five coins were tossed, the possible number of heads for each toss could be zero through five. The following table gives the ...
*May 13, 2014 by scott*

**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*

**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*

**math of investment**

Suppose the probability of a coin coming up heads is 2/5. The coin is tossed 4 times (the tosses are independent), and Jane will win $5 for each head. If all 4 tosses are heads, she will get $100 extra. She never loses money. a)what is the probability that Jane will win at ...
*March 20, 2010 by Anonymous*

**math**

The probability that it will take 5 or more flips of a fair coin before it lands on heads can be written as ab, where a and b are coprime positive integers. Find a+b.
*March 15, 2013 by ayan*

**math**

two coins are tossed list all the possible outcomes what is the probability that both of the coins land heads-up?
*September 3, 2012 by frank *

**stat probability**

A coin is tossed 4 times. Find the probability that the 4th toss is a tail, given that the first 3 tosses were all heads.
*April 8, 2013 by Lynn*

**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**

John has 3 unique coins such that the probability of obtaining a head when the coin is flipped is 1/10, 2/10 and 3/10, respectively. If he flips each of the 3 coins once, the probability that at least 1 heads appears is p. What is the value of 1000p?
*February 7, 2013 by lasnikha*

**Probability**

We have k coins. The probability of Heads is the same for each coin and is the realized value q of a random variable Q that is uniformly distributed on [0,1]. We assume that conditioned on Q=q, all coin tosses are independent. Let Ti be the number of tosses of the ith coin ...
*April 3, 2014 by A*

**Math**

Someone tossed a coin 80 times.The coin landed on heads 60 times. Is the experimental probability greater than or less than theoretical probability?
*March 19, 2013 by Taya*

**Math**

"The probability of getting heads on a biased coin is 1/3. Sammy tosses the coin 3 times. Find the probability of getting two heads and one tail". I thought that all you have to do is: (1/3)(1/3)(2/3) It makes sense to me, but it's not right...
*May 3, 2010 by Stuck*

**maths-urgent**

a man has 3 unique coins such that the probability of obtaining a head when the coin is flipped is 1 10 , 2 10 and 3 10 , respectively. If he flips each of the 3 coins once, the probability that at least 1 heads appears is p . What is the value of 1000 p ?
*February 10, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Geometry**

A coin of radius 1 cm is tossed onto a plane surface that has been tesselated by right triangles whose sides are 8 cm, 15 cm, and 17 cm long. What is the probability that the coin lands within one of the triangles?
*April 20, 2010 by Eunice*

**Math - Algebra**

The number 350 is separated into three parts (numbers). Dividing the first number by the third will give 2 and dividing the second number by the pfirst number will give 5 and a remainder of 25. Find the three numbers. Andy has 145 coins in his coin bank. THe number of 5-...
*January 5, 2014 by Ashley Kate*

**mathematics**

John has 3 unique coins such that the probability of obtaining a head when the coin is flipped is 110, 210 and 310, respectively. If he flips each of the 3 coins once, the probability that at least 1 heads appears is p. What is the value of 1000p?
*February 6, 2013 by amartya*

**math/geometry pls help**

A coin of radius 1 cm is tossed onto a plane surface that has been tesselated by right triangles whose sides are 8 cm, 15 cm, and 17 cm long. What is the probability that the coin lands within one of the triangles?
*April 21, 2010 by Eunice*

**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*

**College math**

Three coins are tossed. How many ways are there to get more than 2 tails, exactly 2 heads, only 1 tail. Thanks in advance for the help!
*April 25, 2013 by Lorie*

**Geometry**

Robert says that if you toss three coins you get 3H (#Heads), 2H (2 Heads), 1 H (1 Head), or OH ( 0Heads), so the probability of getting three heads is 1/4. How do you respond?
*January 13, 2011 by crystal*

**Probability**

Two fair coins are flipped simultaneously. This is done repeatedly until at least one of the coins comes up heads, at which point the process stops. What is the probability that both coins come up heads? I think it would be 1/2 but the answer is 1/3 and I have no idea where ...
*March 1, 2008 by Anonymous*

**Probability **

4 fair coins are tossed. What is the probability that all the outcomes are heads?
*November 28, 2012 by Tina*

**Probability**

A coin is tossed 6 times. what is the probability of getting at least two heads?
*September 1, 2011 by FAKAAPO*

**Probability**

A coin is tossed 3 times. What is the probability of getting 2 heads and 1 tail?
*February 18, 2011 by Elizabeth*

**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*

**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*

**LBCC**

A coin is tossed 4 times. Find the probability that the 4th toss is a tail, given that the first 3 tosses were all heads.
*April 7, 2013 by Lynn*

**Math**

Two coins are tossed in order. What is the probability of getting a head on the first coin and then getting a tail on the second coin?
*June 13, 2009 by Maya*

**Intro to probability**

Two balanced coins are tossed. What are the expected value and the variance of the number of heads observed? ================================== I'm confused on how to start. I don't know how many times im suppose to toss coin, and how to set up my table for the expected value ...
*February 23, 2008 by amelie*

**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**

three fair coins are tossed. What is the probability that at least one is tail. Enter probability as a fraction
*March 3, 2013 by Andrzej*

**Finite Math **

A coin is tossed 10 times. What is the probability that at least 8 heads appear?
*March 19, 2012 by MECCA *

**math**

A fair coin is tossed 10 times. What is the probability of getting exactly 6 heads?
*April 14, 2013 by Moyer*

**Math**

Ryder tossed two coins 50 times.He recorded two heads 11 times. A)what is the experimental probability of obtaining two heads as a percent? b)the theoretical probability of obtaining two heads is 25%.How could Ryder repeat the experiment to obtain an experimental probability ...
*May 4, 2012 by Cherie*

**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*

**Math Help**

A fair coin is tossed 6 times. What is the probability of tossing at least 4 heads in a row?
*October 13, 2013 by --------*

**Science**

Can someone tell me if this is correct: How many forces act on an upwardly tossed coin when it gets to the top of its path? A. one the force due to gravity B. two gravity & the force in the coin itself C. three gravity the coins internal force & a turnaround force D. none of ...
*September 21, 2012 by Sue*

**math**

John will toss a coin three times. What is the probability that the coin will land heads up all three times? express the probability ratio as a fraction and as a decimal
*March 30, 2011 by jill*

**algebra/check my answer**

Three fair coins are tossed. What is the probability that at least one is a head? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) I came up with 7/8 Thank you
*May 27, 2014 by Mary Ann *

**Math**

2 coins and 1 six sided cube are tossed. What is the probability of getting two heads and and a four?
*June 17, 2009 by Elizabeth*

**Math**

What is the probability of obtaining exactly three heads in four flips of a coin, given that at least two are heads? (Enter the probability as a fraction.) I keep getting 2/3 but its wrong. Help!!
*August 20, 2014 by Ashanti*

**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*

**Statistics**

I have two coins: a quarter and a nickel. The quarter has a bias of 1/4 for heads, and the nickel has a bias of 2/3 for heads. I flip each coin 10 times. What is the probability that I observe exactly five heads total? Some explanation of the solution would be appreciated.
*November 29, 2013 by Ben*

**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*

**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*

**probability**

What is the probability of obtaining exactly two heads in three flips of a coin, given that at least one is a head?
*November 27, 2011 by AP*

**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*

**math problem**

In a standard carnival game, you toss a coin on a table top marked with a grid of squares. You win if the coin lands without touching or overlapping any lines. In other words, the coin needs to land entirely inside one of the squares. If the squares measure 1 1/2 inches across...
*June 11, 2013 by Anonymous*

**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 *

**Probability**

Consider 10 independent tosses of a biased coin with the probability of Heads at each toss equal to p , where 0 < p < 1 . 1. Let A be the event that there are 6 Heads in the first 8 tosses. Let B be the event that the 9th toss results in Heads. Find P(B|A) and express it...
*February 28, 2014 by qwerty*

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