# What is the probability of flipping two coins and one landing on heads and one landing on tails?

It is 1/2.

### How do you find experimetal probability?

Experimental probability is calculated by taking the data produced from a performed experiment and calculating probability from that data. An example would be flipping a coin. The theoretical probability of landing on heads is 50%, .5 or 1/2, as is the theoretical probability of landing on tails. If during an experiment, however, a coin is flipped 100 times and lands on heads 60 times and tails 40 times, the experimental probability for this experiment for…

### What is the probability of flipping 25 heads in a row?

The best way to think about this is the following way: What is the probability of flipping heads once? 1/2 What is the probability of flipping heads twice? 1/4 (1/2 * 1/2) Using this we can derive the equation to find the probability of flipping heads any number of times. 1/2n Using this we plug in 25 for n and get 1/225 or as a decimal 2.98023224 x 10-8 or as odds 1:33,554,432

### What is the probability of landing on heads twice?

The probability of landing on heads each time a fair coin is flipped, is 1/2. Assuming that the question was supposed to be: "What is the probability of landing on heads twice in a row?" To calculate compound probabilities like this, we first have to work out the probability of landing on heads each time, and then multiply these two probabilities to get a compound probability. 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/4 So the probability of…

### What is the probability of flipping a coin twice and getting two heads?

The probability is 25%. The probability of flipping a coin once and getting heads is 50%. In your example, you get heads twice -- over the course of 2 flips. So there are two 50% probabilities that you need to combine to get the probability for getting two heads in two flips. So turn 50% into a decimal --> 0.5 Multiply the two 50% probabilities together --> 0.5 x 0.5 = 0.25. Therefore, 0.25 or…

### What is the probability of getting three heads if you flip four coins?

75% is not correct. The odds of flipping 4 independent coins is the same as flipping one coin 4 times. The number of outcomes of 4 flips is 2^4 or 16. The number of ways to exactly get 3 Heads is 4 (THHH, HTHH, HHTH, HHHT) so your chance of flipping 3 heas is 4/16 or 25%. If you include the occurance that produced 4 of 4 Heads, then you get 5/16 or 31.25%.

### What is the difference between mathematical probability and experimental probability?

Mathematical probability is how many times something is projected to occur, where as experimental probability is how many times it actually occurred. For example, when discussing the probability of a coin landing heads side up... Mathematical probability is 1:2. However, if you actually carryout an experiment flipping the coin 5 times the Experimental probability may be 2:5

### How many possible outcomes for flipping 2 coins?

Assuming the coins are fair, two-sided coins, and landing on their sides is not an option, there are four possible outcomes if you consider coin a having a head and coin b having a tail being a different instance from coin a being a tail and coin be having a head. Here they are; Coin A | Coin B Heads | Tails Heads | Heads Tails....| Heads Tails....| Tails

### What are all the possible outcomes for flipping or tossing three coins a dime a nickel and a penny in an organized manner and how would a tree diagram show these results?

There are eight possible results when flipping three coins (eliminating the highly unlikely scenario of one or more coins landing on their edge): Dime - Heads / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Heads Dime - Heads / Nickel - Heads / Penny - Tails Dime - Heads / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Heads Dime - Heads / Nickel - Tails / Penny - Tails Dime - Tails / Nickel - Heads /…