# What is the probability of getting 2 tails if a coin is tossed 4 times?

1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2+1/2*1/2*1/2*1/2= 1/2

### What is the probability of getting three tails and a head when a coin is tossed four times?

The probability is 1/4

### If a coin is tossed 5 times what is the probability of getting tails no more then 2 times?

The probability is 0.5 The probability is 0.5 The probability is 0.5 The probability is 0.5

### What is a probability of getting a two tails in first two chances if coin is tossed 10 times simultaneously?

The probability of getting two tails in the first two is 1/4. And it does not matter how many more times the coins are tossed after the first two tosses.

### What is the probability of getting tails twice in a row?

The probability of tossing a coin twice and getting tails both times is 1 in 4, or 25%. If you have already tossed a coin and had it land on tails, the probability that it will land on tails again the next time you toss it is 50%.

### If a coin is tossed two times what is the probability of getting tails two times in a row?

25% or 0.25 Probability of one tail is 0.50. Since two tails are independent events, the probability is 0.5 x 0.5 = 0.25

### What is the probability of getting 3 heads and 3 tails if a fair coin is tossed 6 times?

only about 75% because very often it is not equal The probability of 3 heads and 3 tails is 0.3125

### A coin is tossed 4 times. What is the probability of getting tails 4 times in a row?

The probability to get tails once is 1/2 (for a fair coin) The probability to get tails twice = the probability to get it once x the probability to get it a second time The probability to get tails 4 times in a row is (1/2)4=1/16 The probability to get tails n times in a row is (1/2)n=1/2n The same thing is also true for heads (same probability: 1/2 each time)

### If a coin is tossed 4 times and heads comes up all 4 times the probability of getting heads on the fifth try is?

0.5, 1/2, 50% The probability for heads versus tails does not change based on the amount of times the coin is tossed. It will always be a 50% chance.

### What is the probabilty if a coin is tossed three times?

The probability of the coin coming up heads each time is 1/8; likewise for 3 tails. The probability of getting 2 heads and 1 tail (in any order) or 2 tails and 1 head, is 3/8. There are lots of other events whose probability can be calculated when a coin is tossed 3 times, but the question doesn't specify what event is to have its probability calculated.

### What is the probability of getting exactly 3 heads if a fair coin is tossed 8 times?

The probability to get heads once is 1/2 as the coin is fair The probability to get heads twice is 1/2x1/2 The probability to get heads three times is 1/2x1/2x1/2 The probability to get tails once is 1/2 The probability to get tails 5 times is (1/2)5 So the probability to get 3 heads when the coin is tossed 8 times is (1/2)3(1/2)5=(1/2)8 = 1/256 If you read carefully you'll understand that 3 heads and… Read More

### What is the probability of getting three tails if you flip a coin three times?

Since the probability of getting tails is 50% or 0.5, the probability of three tails would be 0.5*0.5*0.5=0.125 or 12.5 %

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

There are 8 possible outcomes when a coin is tossed 3 times. Here they are: 1. Heads, Heads, Tails. 2. Heads, Tails, Heads. 3. Tails, Heads, Heads. 4. Heads, Heads, Heads. 5. Tails, Tails, Heads. 6. Tails, Heads, Tails. 7. Heads, Tails, Tails. 8. Tails, Tails, Tails. There is only one outcome that is heads, heads, heads, so the probability of three heads coming up in three coin tosses is 1 in 8 or 0.125… Read More

### What is the probability of getting tails on all 7 tosses if a fair coin is tossed 7 times?

The probability of Tails on the first toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the second toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the third toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the fourth toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the fifth toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the sixth toss is 1/2. The probability of Tails on the seventh toss is 1/2. The probability of all of… Read More

### Tossing a coin 9 times and getting tails what is the probability of getting tails on the next toss?

Since each event is independent, the probability remains at 0.5.

### What is the probability of getting all tails if a coin is tossed 3 times?

There is a one in two chance of tails every time, rewritten as 1/2 The probability of tail 3 times in a row is 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2= 1/8. So the answer is one in eight, or 12.5%

### What is the experimental probability of getting tails on a coin toss after tossing it 100 times and getting tails 60 times?

It is 60/100 = 0.6

### When a coin is tossed 500 times you get head 285 times what is the probability of getting head?

285 out of 500

### What is the probability of tossing a coin 5 times and getting all tails?

The probability of tossing a coin 5 times and getting all tails is: P(TTTTT) = (1/2)5 = 0.03125 ≈ 3.13%

### What is the probability of getting zero tails?

The probability of getting zero tails is 1/2. The probability of getting zero tails twice in a row is 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/4. The probability of getting zero tails three times in a row is 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/8, etc... .

### A coin is tossed five times find the probability of getting exactly three heads?

Since a coin has two sides and it was tossed 5 times, there are 32 possible combinations of results. The probability of getting heads three times in 5 tries is 10/32. This is 5/16.

### A coin is tossed 10 times. What is the probability of getting at least one head?

Assuming that it is a fair coin, the probability is 0.9990

### If a coin is tossed 5 times what is the probability of getting 5 heads?

If a fair coin is tossed 5 times, the probability of getting 5 heads is: P(H,H,H,H,H) = (1/2)5 = 1/32 = 0.03125 = 3.125% ≈ 3.1%

### What is the probability of getting exactly seven tails if you flip a coin eight times?

The probability of getting exactly seven tails if you flip a coin eight times is: P(7T1H) = 8∙(1/2)8 =0.03125 ≈ 3.1%

### What is the probability of getting tails 4 times in a row when you flip a coin?

The probability of each coin flip, independently, is 0.5 or 50%. The probability of getting one result (either heads or tails) four times in a row is 0.5 to the fourth power or 0.0625, which equals 6.25%

### What is the probability of getting a head if coin is tossed 5 times?

The probability of getting a head on each occasion if a coin is tossed five times is equal to 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 (that is, 1/25) = 1/32 or one in thirty-two. The probability of getting a head on the fifth toss is 1/2. All other tosses are independent of the fifth toss. The probability of getting at least one head when tossing the coin 5 times: Since there are… Read More

### What is the probablitiy of getting tails each time if a coin is tossed 4 times?

1/16 - if it is a fair coin.

### What is the probability of getting two head and one tail if a coin is tossed 3 times?

the probability of getting one head and one tail on three flips of a coin is 1/9

### If you had tossed 52 coins up in the air how many coins will land tails up?

The expected value is the number of tosses times the probability of tails, so: E(number of tails) = 52 * 1/2 = 52/2 = 26

### Jackie tossed a coin 25 times. Tails turned up 14 times. What was her experimental probability of gettting heads?

(25-14)/25 = 11/25

### What is the probability of getting tails if a coin is tossed 4 times?

If you look at the as the probability of getting 1 or more tail in 4 coin tosses, you would then calculate the probability of tossing 4 heads in a row and subracting that from 1. The probability fo tossing 4 heads is 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 * 1/2 = 1/16. 1 - 1/16 = 15/16.

### What is the probability of tossing a coin 5 times and getting tails all 5 times?

It is 1/32 = 0.03125

### When a quarter is tossed four times How many times are exactly three tails tossed?

Out of the 16 possible outcomes for a coin tossed four times, 4 of them result in 3 Tails & 1 Head. They are: TTTH, TTHT, THTT, and HTTT.

### What is the probability of getting heads only once if a fair coin is tossed 4 times?

There is 24 or 16 outcomes. There is 4 ways to get heads once (HTTT & THTT & TTHT & TTTH). So, the probability of getting heads only once if a fair coin is tossed 4 times is 4/16 or 1/4.

### If you tossed a coin 1000 times what is the probability the 785th toss is heads?

The number of times a coin is tossed does not alter the probability of getting heads, which is 50% in every case, as long as the coin has not been rigged (i.e., a double-headed coin, a weighted coin) to alter the result.

### What is the probability of tossing a coin 5 times and getting two tails?

one out of 5 or 2 out of 10

### What is the probability that a coin that is tossed 10 times--- what is the probability of it landing on heads 10 times?

0.510 = 0.0009765625

### If a coin has been tossed three times and it has landed on heads what are the chances that it will be tails on the next toss?

The odds that a tossed coin will land tails side down remain one in two no matter how many times the coin has previously been tossed.

### What is the probability of getting tails 4 times in a row when you flip a coin 4 times?

The probability of getting tails in any one flip is 1/2, so 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/16, or 6.25%

### What is the probability of getting all heads or all tails if you flip a coin three times?

The probability of getting all heads if you flip a coin three times is: P(HHH) = 1/2 ∙ 1/2 ∙ 1/2 = 1/8. The probability of getting all tails if you flip a coin three times is: P(TTT) = 1/2 ∙ 1/2 ∙ 1/2 = 1/8. The probability of getting all heads or all tails if you flip a coin three times is: P(HHH or TTT) = P(HHH) + P(TTT) = 2/8 = 1/4.

### A coin is tossed 5 times find the probability that the 6th toss is a tail given tht the first 5 tosses were all tails?

The chance is 50%-50% that it will be heads or tails; this does not change regardless of the number of previous tosses and their results.

### Tiree tossed a coin 100 times and got 70 heads. how does her probability compare to the mathematical probability?

The mathematical probability of getting heads is 0.5. 70 heads out of 100 tosses represents a probability of 0.7 which is 40% larger.

### A coin is tossed 3 times. What is the probability of getting 3 tails in a row?

The answer I'm editing says the odds are 1 in 8. This is true only if you actually mean the probability of getting 3 tails in a row, rather than just 3 of either heads or tails in a row. In mentioned case, the first flip doesn't matter which side it lands on, just the proceeding two flips do. So, the odds of flipping a coin three times with the same outcome are 1 in… Read More

### What is the probability of tossing a coin 5 times and getting at most 4 heads?

1/2 chance of getting heads or tails 5 times 1/10

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

The opposite of getting at most two heads is getting three heads. The probability of getting three heads is (1/2)^2, which is 1/8. The probability of getting at most two heads is then 1 - 1/8 which is 7/8.

### What is the probability of tossing tails on a coin four times in a row?

The probability of Tails on the first toss is 0.5 . The probability of Tails on the second toss is 0.5 . The probability of Tails on the third toss is 0.5 . The probability of Tails on the fourth toss is 0.5 . The probability of all four is (0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5) = 0.0625 = 6.25%

### What is the probability of getting exactly 8 tails in a row when flipping a coin ten times?

It is 3/1024 = 0.00293, approx.

### What are the chances of getting tails at least twice if you throw a coin four times?

.5 or 50% probability (if not counting draws)

### What is the probability of getting 2 heads if a coin is tossed thrice?

(1/2)^3 = 1/8th Since the initial probability (assuming independence) of getting a head in a single toss is one half (1/2) we just cube this probability because of the number of events we are performing. So if you were to try to calculate the probability of a coin being tossed 6 times it would be one half to the 6th power which is 1/64.

### What does it mean to say that the chances of getting a head when a coin is tossed are one-half?

It means that if the coin were tossed an infinite number of times, half of the tosses would come up heads and half would be tails.

### What is the probability of flipping a coin 20 times and getting 1 tails and 1 heads?

None, since that would imply that in 18 cases the coin did not show heads or tails!