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June 5th, 2013, 06:06 AM  #1 
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Consider the following results on the toss of a coin: I. Occurrence of two guys in two releases. II. Occurrence of three guys and a crown in four releases. III. Occurrence of five guys and three crowns in eight releases. It can be stated that: (A) of the three results, I think is the most likely. (B) of the three results is likely II. (C) of the three results, III is the most likely. (D) I and II outcomes are equally likely. (E) II and III outcomes are equally likely. 
June 5th, 2013, 10:38 AM  #2 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 14,279 Thanks: 1023  Re: probability
Huh? What's a "guy"? A "crown"?

June 5th, 2013, 10:56 AM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,929 Thanks: 1124 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond  Re: probability
D.

June 5th, 2013, 02:55 PM  #4  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 408  Re: probability Hello, betomed! In most countries, when a coin is tossed: [color=beige]. . [/color]the coin can come up "Heads" or "Tails" [color=beige]. . [/color]a toss is called a "toss"[color=beige] .[/color](duh!) Quote:
 

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