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There are two sides to the coin, so the probability of getting heads or tails on one flip of the coin is 1/2 or 50%.

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What is the probability of flipping a coin 4 times and getting heads each time?

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What is the probability of flipping a coin 4 times and getting 4 heads?

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

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

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What is the probability of getting heads more than once if you flip a coin three times?

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What is Probability of Flipping a coin five times in a row and having it land on heads?

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What is the probability that the results are all heads or tails when you flip a coin 5 times?

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What is the probabilty that a coin will land on heads if flipped 8 times?

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What is the probability of flipping a coin and getting heads 5times?

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