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# A coin is tossed five times. What is the probability that th

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A coin is tossed five times. What is the probability that the fourth toss would turn a head?

(A) $$\frac{1}{5P_3}$$

(B) $$\frac{1}{5P_9}$$

(C) $$\frac{1}{2}$$

(D) $$\frac{1}{2!}$$

(E) $$\frac{1}{2^3}$$
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Re: A coin is tossed five times. What is the probability that th [#permalink]  22 Aug 2019, 19:37
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A coin is tossed five times. What is the probability that the fourth toss would turn a head?

(A) $$\frac{1}{5P_3}$$

(B) $$\frac{1}{5P_9}$$

(C) $$\frac{1}{2}$$

(D) $$\frac{1}{2!}$$

(E) $$\frac{1}{2^3}$$

Coin tosses are independent so its a 1/2 chance each time.
Re: A coin is tossed five times. What is the probability that th   [#permalink] 22 Aug 2019, 19:37
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