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posted by Tony .
If you toss a coin three times in a row, what is the probability of getting a head, a tail, and then a head?
1/2*1/2*1/2= 0.125 ????

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Steve
you are correct. Whether H or T, the chance of getting a particular toss is 1/2.
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