4. When you toss a fair coin for 8 times and record the result as a sequence of H and T (H for head, T for tail) of the face of the coin that is facing up after each toss. Answer the following questions: (a) How many different outcomes are possible? For example, HHHHHHHH, HTHTTIIT are examples of two outcomes How many different outcomes have 4 heads and 4 tails? How may different outcomes have more heads than tails (e.g., 6 heads and 2 tails, or 5 heads and 3 tails,..)?

Question
4. When you toss a fair coin for 8 times and record the result as a sequence of H and T
(H for head, T for tail) of the face of the coin that is facing up after each toss. Answer
the following questions: (a) How many different outcomes are possible? For
example, HHHHHHHH, HTHTTIIT are examples of two outcomes
How many different outcomes have 4 heads and 4 tails?
How may different outcomes have more heads than tails (e.g., 6 heads and 2 tails, or 5
heads and 3 tails,..)?

Image Transcription

4. When you toss a fair coin for 8 times and record the result as a sequence of H and T (H for head, T for tail) of the face of the coin that is facing up after each toss. Answer the following questions: (a) How many different outcomes are possible? For example, HHHHHHHH, HTHTTIIT are examples of two outcomes How many different outcomes have 4 heads and 4 tails? How may different outcomes have more heads than tails (e.g., 6 heads and 2 tails, or 5 heads and 3 tails,..)?

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

See Answer

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Experts are waiting 24/7 to provide step-by-step solutions in as fast as 30 minutes!*

See Answer
*Response times vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes and may be longer for new subjects.