# algebra 2

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A fair coin is tossed 4 times. Given that each of the first 3 tosses land tails up, what is the probability that all 4 tosses land tails up?

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i think ...
isn't it
3/4?

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1/2.. Same as a single coin toss. The odds of each toss are independent of what went before.

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oh yeah duh haha
it doesn't matter what was before there're two choices haha i remember now :]

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