Q: If you toss a coin 5 times how many different ways are there of getting 2 heads?

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

25%

If the coin is not biased, the answer is 0.375

6.25%

You still still have a 1:2 chance of getting heads regardless of the times you flip.

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the probability of getting heads-heads-heads if you toss a coin three times is 1 out of 9.

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

For 3 coin flips: 87% chance of getting heads at least once 25% chance of getting heads twice 13% chance of getting heads all three times

25%

If the coin is not biased, the answer is 0.375

1/2

6.25%

You still still have a 1:2 chance of getting heads regardless of the times you flip.

About a 1 in 16 chance of getting a coin to land on heads 4 times in a row.

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.

1/2 chance of getting heads or tails 5 times 1/10

very low