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The number of total outcomes on 3 tosses for a coin is 2 3, or 8. Since only 1 outcome is H, H, H, the probability of heads on three consecutive tosses of a coin is 1/8.

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What is the probability of one heads and two tails?

In three tosses, the probability is 3/8.


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When tossing a fair coin the probability of getting three heads in a row is?

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What is the probability that a coin lands heads up on three consecutive tosses?

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If you toss a coin 3 times what is the probability that it will land on heads 3 times?

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What is the probability three tails do not come up on a throw of three dimes?

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If a coin is tossed 3 times what is the probability of 3 heads?

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You are tossing three coins and want to determine the probability for getting at least one head?

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What is the probability that all 3 tosses will result in heads?

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What is the probability of getting two heads in a row followed by three tails in a row?

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What is the probability of rolling two 2s followed by 1 on three tosses of a fair die?

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When you Toss a coin 3 times and what is the probability of getting at least one head?

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When a coin is tossed three times what is the probability of getting at most two heads?

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What is the probability of getting 2 heads when you toss three coins?

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What is the probability of obtaining exactly three heads in four flips of a coin given that at least one is a head?

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What is the probability that a fair coin lands with back to back heads in exactly four tosses?

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What is the probability of not tossing three heads with three fair coins?

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