math
posted by Anon .
Which situation can be modeled by tossing a coin three times?
a.
choosing which one of sixteen teams will win a tournament
c.
selecting a desk from thirtysix in a classroom
b.
deciding which English teacher of eight will win a trip to London
d.
picking one of six math teachers

divide the eight teachers into two groups of four A and B
Toss coin, group A wins.
Divide the four English teachers into two groups of two C and D.
Toss coin, group C wins
Now the two teachers in group toss the third coin to see who goes to London.
Note: 2^3 = 8