Math and Arithmetic
Statistics
Probability

What is the probability of flipping a coin and getting 1 head and 1 tail in any order?

Answer

Wiki User
11/21/2010

50% chance: Here are the four possibilities: H.H, H.T, T.H, T.T; where the first letter is the first flip, and the second letter is the next flip (H means heads and T means tails).

So out of the 4 possible outcomes, 2 of them result in one heads and one tails. 2/4 = 50%.