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From Maths Practice Maths Homework Module Coins/Probability/Chance

Using 4 Coins


Instructions: With four coins, work out the probability and express it as a fraction.

maths practice homework chance and probability


Where possible, the final fraction should be converted to the smallest simple fraction.

To help you work out the chance, create a table with all the possible combinations. There should be 16 different combinations.


Q 1   What is the chance of more Heads than Tails?



Q 2   What is the chance of All Tails?



Q 3   What is the chance of some Heads or Tails?



Q 4   What is the chance of 1 Head and 3 Tails?



Q 5   What is the chance of No Tails?



Q 6   What is the chance of 3 of one type and 1 of the other?



Q 7   What is the chance of 2 Heads and 2 Tails?



Q 8   What is the chance of no Heads and no Tails?


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