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1/16 - if it is a fair coin.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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?

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

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