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# Probability Day 7 Alg2 p3

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Probability: Day 7
Name: _________________

Similar, but different, to yesterday’s problem
A coin is biased so that it lands heads 70% of the time, and tails 30% of the time.
1.
Make a tree that represents every possible outcome of flipping the coin
three
times.
2.
How likely is it that you’ll flip exactly 3 heads when you flip the coin thrice?
3.
How likely is it that you’ll flip exactly 3 tails when you flip the coin thrice?
4.
What is the chance that you flip 2 heads and 1 tail when you flip this coin thrice?5.What is the chance that you flip 1 heads and 2 tails when you flip this cointhrice?
6.
Make sure that your answers to 2 – 5 add up to 100%. If they don’t, where didyou go wrong?
7.
Expand
3
)(
h
+
. Then, replace
h
with 0.70 and
with 0.30.
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Probability: Day 7
Name: _________________

Binomial Expansion
15.
What’s the probability of flipping 2 heads on 4 coins?
16.
Expand
4
)(
h
+
:
17.
Use a shortcut to expand
7
)(
h
+
:
18.
Use a shortcut to expand
7
)2(
a
+
. Hint available upon request.
19.
Use a shortcut to expand
8
)32(
+
a
completely.
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