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Is this statement true or false?

 

Three coins are tossed during an experiment. It is equally as likely that no heads will appear as it is that exactly one head will appear.


A. true


B. false

 Dec 3, 2019

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false!

 

If you list all the possibilite outcomes

 

H H H

H H T

H T H

H T T

T H H

T H T

T T H
T T T

 

There are 3 cases where exactly one head appears, but there is only 1 case where no heads appear.

 

So it is more likely to get exactly one head than to get no heads.

 Dec 3, 2019
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false!

 

If you list all the possibilite outcomes

 

H H H

H H T

H T H

H T T

T H H

T H T

T T H
T T T

 

There are 3 cases where exactly one head appears, but there is only 1 case where no heads appear.

 

So it is more likely to get exactly one head than to get no heads.

hectictar Dec 3, 2019

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