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Q: What is the probability of flipping four coins and getting heads twice?

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The probability is 0.375

The probability of flipping one coin and getting tails is 1/2. In order to find the probability of multiple events occurring, you find the product of all the events. For 3 coins the probability of getting tails 3 times is 1/8 because .5 x .5 x .5 = .125 or 1/8.

If both tosses are fair, the probability of that outcome is one in four.

The probability of NOT getting heads is (1/2)4=1/16 Therefore the probability of getting heads is 1-1/16=15/16

The probability is 2/4 or 4/8 or 1/2. The reason is that if you have 4 identical coins and you flip all of them at once you have half a chance because you could either get all heads, all tails, or a combination.

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The probability is 0.375

The probabilty of you flipping 3 coins and getting all heads or tails is 0.125 or 1/8.

0.54 or 0.0625 or 1/16.

There are 8 permutations of flipping a coin 3 times, or of flipping 3 coins one time. They are, with the permutations of two heads bolded...TTTTTHTHTTHHHTTHTHHHTHHH... thus, the probability of flipping a coin 3 times and getting 2 heads is 3 in 8, or 0.375.

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/If_you_Flip_four_coins_at_once_what_is_probability_of_2_head_and_3_tail" The probability of flipping four coins and getting 2 heads and 3 tails is ZERO 2 heads and 3 tails requires flipping FIVE coins.

The probability of flipping a quarter and getting heads is 1 in 2. the probability of rolling a die and getting 6 is 1 in 6.

The probability of flipping three heads when flipping three coins is 1 in 8, or 0.125. It does not matter if the coins are flipped sequentially or simultaneously, because they are independent events.

The answer depends on how many coins are flipped, and how often.

The probability of flipping a coin 3 times and getting 3 heads is 1/2

The probability of getting all heads is 1/24 = 1/16 The probability of getting all tails is also 1/24 = 1/16 The probability of all heads or all tails is the sum of the two = 1/8

The probability of this is 50%. 2/4

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

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