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The probability is 3/8 = 0.375

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Q: If 3 fair coins are tossed what is the probability of getting exactly 2 tails?
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What is the probability of getting one head if 3 coins are tossed?

3/8 * * * * * That is the probability of getting EXACTLY 1H. The prob of getting one (or more) head is 7/8


What is the probability of getting 2 heads when 2 coins are tossed?

The probability of tossing two heads in two coins is 0.25.


If four fair coins are tossed what is the probability of getting two tails?

50%


What is the probability of getting 2 tails if 4 fair coins are tossed?

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What is the probability of getting 2 tails if you tossed 3 coins?

1/2


What is the probability that exactly two coins come up heads when four coins are tossed?

6/16 = 3/8


If 3 coins are tossed simultaneously the probability of getting at least 1head is?

3/8


What is the probability of getting exactly 2 heads by flipping 3 coins?

The probability is 0.375


What is the probability of getting 2 tails if 2 fair coins are tossed if one of them is already a tail?

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If 5 coins are tossed what is the probability of getting one winner?

The answer depends on what a winner is: 1 H?, a run of 3 H?If the winner is one H, the probability of getting exactly one winner - no more no fewer - is 5/32.


What is a probability of getting a two tails in first two chances if coin is tossed 10 times simultaneously?

The probability of getting two tails in the first two is 1/4. And it does not matter how many more times the coins are tossed after the first two tosses.


What is the probability of getting exactly 220 coins with head when you toss 400 coins?

It is 0.00540 approx.


If 4 coins are tossed what is the probability of 4 tails?

The probability is 1/16.


Two coins are tossed what is the probability of getting a head?

is it 50% or 100% dang, i just confused myself. what if you toss 3 coins all at the same time... what's the probability of getting a head then, is it > 100% ? Doh!


When tossing 2 coins the probability of getting exactly 1 tail is .?

0.5


Probability of gettingm 2 tails when 2 coins are tossed?

1/4 if they are tossed only once.


If a coin is tossed then what is the probability that the number is 5?

Coins do not have numbers, there is only the probability of heads or tails.


Three fair coins are tossed determine the probability of the following event exactly two coins land on heads?

The sample space is 23 or 8; which can be listed out as: HHH, HHT, HTH, HTT, THH, THT, TTH, TTT. There are 2 of the 8 that have exactly 2 heads; so the probability of exactly two coins landing on heads is 2/8 or 1/4.


Four coins tossed what is the probability of tossing all heads?

If they are fair coins, it is 1/16.


When two coins are tossed simultaneously what is the probability of obtaining at most one head?

The probability is 3/4.


When 2 coins are tossed what is the probability of a head and a tail?

50/50


What is the probability that at least one coin will be tails?

The answer depends on how many coins were tossed.


When tossing 2 coins the probability of getting exactly 1 tail is one fourth?

No. It is 1/2.


10 coins are tossed once .The probalilty of getting exactly eight heads is?

The probability of getting 8 heads out of 10 tosses is (10C8)(1/2)^8 (1/2)^2 = 45 / 1024 = 0.0439. It is assumed that the probability of getting a head in a single toss is 1/2. 10C8 = 10 x 9 / 1 x 2 = 45


Two coins are tossed What is the probability of both coins are heads?

The probability that both coins are heads is the probability of one coin landing heads multiplied by the probability of the second coin landing heads: (.5) * (.5) = .25 or (1/2) * (1/2) = 1/4