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anonymous
 one year ago
You toss 5 coins. What is the probability that all 5 show heads?
anonymous
 one year ago
You toss 5 coins. What is the probability that all 5 show heads?

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mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The 5 coin tosses are independent events. The outcome of each event does not influence any other events. Find the probability of each event and multiply them all together.

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Also, you can type fractions this way: A. 1/32 B. 1/16 C. 1/12 D. 1/4

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so whats the answer ? because i don't get it

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1When you toss one coin, there are 2 possible outcomes. You are interested in one outcome. The probability of an outcome is: number of desired outcomes/total number of outcomes If you want a heads, your number of desired outcomes is 1 Since a coin can fall as heads or tails, there are two possible outcomes. The probability of getting heads is 1/2 which is the 1desired outcome divided by the 2 possible outcomes. Ok so far?

Mehek14
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0each coin has \(\dfrac{1}{2}\) of getting heads flipping 5 coins has a chance of \(\dfrac{1}{2}*\dfrac{1}{2}*\dfrac{1}{2}*\dfrac{1}{2}*\dfrac{1}{2}\)

mathstudent55
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No. For each toss, the probability of heads is 1/2 Since all tosses are independent events, you multiply all their probabilities together: 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 = 1/32
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