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what is the probability of getting tails five times in a row with a twosided coin
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what is the probability of getting tails five times in a row with a twosided coin
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It would be (1/2)^5 because the probability of getting tails is 1/2 and you're flipping 5 coins
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gitahimartBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[(1/2)^{5} =????\]
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you want to draw a tree diagram. do you know how to do that?
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
fdw:1342993341121:dw
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
have you seen something like this?
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you should stem it into 5 events with the different possibilities and then see how many of the branches lead up to having 5 ts in a row.
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
it should be 1/32 possibilities.
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because there are 32 ways you can have t and h put together 5 times.
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
hthhh, hthht, hthth, hthtt, htthh, htthht, httth, htttt, hhhhh, hhhht, hhhth, hhhtt, hhthh, hhtht, hhtth, hhttt thhhh, thhhht, ththh,ththt, thtth, etc
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the only one that lines up is 1/32 combinations.
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i am guess this is stats right?
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
More like 2nd grade algebra lol
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, I see. Well, I like the simplicity of your answer. I'm taking stats, and oh my gosh. You have to come up with all of these reasons for why you have your answer! haha
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I opted out for stats for calc instead :P
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh I see, I'm taking precal right now and next will be stats in August. How was Calc?
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GrazesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Easy. Just simple memorization
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jessicajuanngBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Good to know!! I will definitely commit to sleeping then, so I can consolidate my memory! ;)
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