3.2 - Observed Distributions
10. Coin Flipping
3. Wholesale Coin FlippingNo one can say with certainty what will happen next in a random process such as a coin flip. Even so, some kinds of predictions are possible and useful. If you flip 10 coins, about how many of them do you expect to come up heads? Is it possible that all 10 will come up heads? Is 10 heads in a row likely? Is it possible that all 10 will come up tails? Is 10 tails in a row likely? To start answering these questions, carry out the following activity.