This could be worth a couple hundred dollars, if genuine. You would need to have it examined by a professional (and probably certified), to determine if the error was something that happened at the mint, or if it is something that was done to the coin after it left the mint. There are alot of post-mint altered coins out there that are worthless. Try checking out the PCGS, NGC, or ANACS websites for details on how to get it examined and/or certified.
There are eight possible results when flipping three coins (eliminating the highly unlikely scenario of one or more coins landing on their edge): Dime - Heads / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Heads Dime - Heads / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Tails Dime - Heads / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Heads Dime - Heads / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Tails Dime - Tails / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Heads Dime - Tails / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Tails Dime - Tails / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Heads Dime - Tails / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Tails
there is even chance of having heads or tails since there is only 1 head and 1 tail on a penny.
If you roll a standard die and flip a penny at the same time, there are 12 possible outcomes. You can find this out quickly by multiplying the number of outcomes of the coin (2) by the number of outcomes of the die (6). Here they are: Heads, 1 Heads, 2 Heads, 3 Heads, 4 Heads, 5 Heads, 6 Tails, 1 Tails, 2 Tails, 3 Tails, 4 Tails, 5 Tails, 6
The worth of a triple stamped penny will vary depending upon its circulation and overall condition. It can be worth anywhere from $1.00 to thousands of dollars.
1heads heads heads 2heads heads tails 3heads tails heads 4heads tails tails 5tails tails tails 6tails tails heads 7tails heads tails 8tails heads heads
There are 8 possible outcomes when a coin is tossed 3 times. Here they are:1. Heads, Heads, Tails.2. Heads, Tails, Heads.3. Tails, Heads, Heads.4. Heads, Heads, Heads.5. Tails, Tails, Heads.6. Tails, Heads, Tails.7. Heads, Tails, Tails.8. Tails, Tails, Tails.There is only one outcome that is heads, heads, heads, so the probability of three heads coming up in three coin tosses is 1 in 8 or 0.125 for that probability.
The two sides of a coin are referred to as "Heads" and "Tails" because, the obverse usually has somebody's "head" on it, like a King, Queen or President, etc. The reverse side is therefore referred to as "tails". Heads and tails.
If you find a penny on the heads side it is good luck if you find a penny on the tails side and pick it up it is bad luck
Heads+Heads ; Heads+Tails ; Tails+Tails
The myth is "If you pick up a penny heads up, you will have good luck. If you pick up a penny tails up, you will have the exact opposite."
Your question is slightly vague, so I will pose a more defined question: What is the probability of 3 coin tosses resulting in heads exactly twice? This is a pretty easy question to answer. The three possible (winning) outcomes are: 1. Heads, Heads, Tails. 2. Heads, Tails, Heads. 3. Tails, Heads, Heads. If we look at the possible combination of other (losing) outcomes, we can easily determine the probability: 4. Heads, Heads, Heads. 5. Tails, Tails, Heads. 6. Tails, Heads, Tails. 7. Heads, Tails, Tails. 8. Tails, Tails, Tails. This means that to throw heads twice in 3 flips, we have a 3 in 8 chance. This is because there are 3 winning possibilities out of a total of 8 winning and losing possibilities.
You might have a flip-over double-strike which would bring several dollars from an error collector, but you should be able to see at least a trace of heads and tails on both sides. If the tails image that is on the heads side is reversed, it is possible that someone laid another coin on top of yours and hit it with a hammer. If that's what happened you just have a damaged coin. Someone familiar with minting errors would have to examine it to be sure.
The probability of heads is 0.5 or 1/2. This is wrong, the chances of a penny landing heads up is less than 0.5 because the cast in Lincoln's head weighs more than the tails side of the peeny.
The probability is 0%. The result will be heads or it will be tails but it cannot be heads and tails.
Two ways to think about it: 1: 25% both heads 50% one of each 25% both tails -or- 2: 25% heads/heads 25% heads/tails 25% tails/heads 25% tails/tails
Side-facing bust of Abraham Lincoln on the "heads" side, and Lincoln Memorial on the "tails" side.
No. If you flip a penny (or any other standard coin) a lot of times, on average you'll get heads half the time and tails half the time so neither side is luckier than the other.
Heads have a person on it. Tails have something else on it.
The outcomes are: heads, tails, tails or tails, heads, tails or tails, tails, heads. You can see that there are 3 possible outcomes with exactly 1 head.
NO. hydrophilic heads and hydrophobic tails.
Because you are thinking permutations rather than combinations. There are four permutations of two coins, but there are only three combinations, because it does not matter which coin is heads and which coin is tails. As a result, the combination of heads and tails has a 0.5 probability, while two heads or two tails each have a 0.25 probability.
There are multiple designs for the first penny but generally it had lady Liberty on the obverse (heads side of the coin) and the denomination on the reverse (tails side of the coin).
The probability of 2 coins both landing on heads or both landing on tails is 1/2 because there are 4 possible outcomes. Head, head. Head, tails. Tails, tails. Tails, heads. Tails, heads is different from heads, tails for reasons I am unsure of.