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anonymous
 one year ago
The probability of two heads on a toss of two coins is .25.
Is this theoretical or empirical probability?
anonymous
 one year ago
The probability of two heads on a toss of two coins is .25. Is this theoretical or empirical probability?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think so far?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0empirical because it is based on experimental evidence? @Tom_Boy_Rebel

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1we start with the hypothesis that a coin is indeed random, that there is 1/2 chance of heads and 1/2 chance of tails

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so when toss twice there is a 1/2 * 1/2 chance of heads 1/2*1/2=1/4 = 0.25 However, this not could really be true, perhaps not all coins behave like this, and its every exactly 1/4th of the time in reality

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and its never* exactly 1/4th of the time in reality.

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok wait, i dont mean to confuse you, but it can be 1/4th of the time in experimental probability, however, its very unlikely its 1/4th of the time always. and you need to perform the experiment an infinite number of times to show that it is really going to 1/4th, and we cannot do an infinite experiments in reality. So this has to be theoretical

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got it, hahaha thank you
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