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baileyraee1997 Group Title

what is the probability of getting tails five times in a row with a two-sided coin

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  1. Grazes Group Title
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    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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    \[(1/2)^{5} =????\]

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  3. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    you want to draw a tree diagram. do you know how to do that?

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  4. baileyraee1997 Group Title
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    no

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  5. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    f|dw:1342993341121:dw|

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  6. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    have you seen something like this?

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  7. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    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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    it should be 1/32 possibilities.

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  9. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    because there are 32 ways you can have t and h put together 5 times.

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  10. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    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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  11. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    so the only one that lines up is 1/32 combinations.

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  12. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    i am guess this is stats right?

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  13. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    guessing*

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  14. Grazes Group Title
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    More like 2nd grade algebra lol

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  15. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    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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  16. Grazes Group Title
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    I opt-ed out for stats for calc instead :P

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  17. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    Oh I see, I'm taking pre-cal right now and next will be stats in August. How was Calc?

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  18. Grazes Group Title
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    Easy. Just simple memorization

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  19. jessicajuanng Group Title
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    Good to know!! I will definitely commit to sleeping then, so I can consolidate my memory! ;)

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