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Q: What is the probability of flipping no heads when you flip three identical coins?

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The probability is 0.375

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.

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

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The probability of rolling a 2 on a die before flipping a heads on a coin is 1 in 12. The probability of rolling a 2 is 1 in 6. The probability of flipping heads is 1 in 2. Since these are sequentially unrelated events, you simply multiply the probabilities together.

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The probability is 0.375

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 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.

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

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

0.54 or 0.0625 or 1/16.

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.

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

It is 1/2.

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.

Well, you have 24 possibilities, and you can get heads 6 ways, so it is 1/4.

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