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# 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%

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The probability of one event or the other occurring is the probability of one plus the probability of the other. The probability of getting 3 heads is the probability of 3 heads (1/23) multiplied by the probability of 4 tails (1/24) multiplied by the number of possible ways this could happen. This is 7c3 or 35. Thus the probability of 3 heads is 0.2734375. The probability of 2 tails is the probability of 2 tails (1/22) multiplied by the probability of 5 heads (1/25) multiplied by the number of ways this could happen. That is 7c5 or 21. Thus the probability of 2 tails is 0.1640625 The probability of one or the other is the sum of their probabilities: 0.1640625 + 0.2734375 = 0.4375 Thus the probability of getting 3 heads or 2 tails is 0.4375.

The answer will depend on what the trial is!

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7 goes into 28 exactly 4 times, so 7 one quarter of 28. One quarter of a given number is 25%

That depends on how many dice you use. For example, if you use a single die, the probability is 100%.

Eight was afraid of nine because nine "ate/eight" seven, or afraid of seven because seven eight nine, more common

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What do you mean? LIke for example, if you have a bag with the follow: 888887777775 The probability would be 11/12 666778999999 The probability would be 1/4 (3/12) You take the number in total and that is your denominator(Number on bottom) You take the total number of sevens and eights and that is you numerator(Number on top) Than reduce as needed.