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Each time a coin is flipped, there are two possible

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Each time a coin is flipped, there are two possible outcomes, heads and tails. If an experiment consists of 8 consecutive coin flips, then the experiment has ___ possible outcomes, where each of these outcomes is a list of heads and tails in some order.

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New post 05 Sep 2008, 14:15
8 consecutive toss can have 2^8 number of possible outcome
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correct 2 possible outcomes for each toss. 8 flips is 2 multiplied 8 times or 2 ^ 8
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OG says 28...? Makes no sense to me.
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OG says 28...? Makes no sense to me.


Bud this must be a mis-print. The OG could have meant 2^8
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Okay, that makes sense then. Thanks.

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