# If you flip three fair coins, what is the probability that you'll get heads on the first two flips and tails on the last flip?

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/04/2020 - 06:07 PM

QUESTION POSTED AT 16/04/2020 - 06:07 PM

First of all, we know that the coin has two sides - head and tail, do

P(landing on head) first time:

1/2

P(landing on head) second time:

1/2

P(landing on tail) last flip:

1/2. As a result, the probability that you'll get heads on the first two flips and tails on the last flip is 1/2×1/2×1/2=1/8. Hope it help!

P(landing on head) first time:

1/2

P(landing on head) second time:

1/2

P(landing on tail) last flip:

1/2. As a result, the probability that you'll get heads on the first two flips and tails on the last flip is 1/2×1/2×1/2=1/8. Hope it help!

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