# SOLUTION: IF A FAIR COIN IS FLIPPED 3 TIMES, THE ODDS IN FAVOR OF GETTING ALL HEADS IS GIVEN AS .......; AND.......? MY WORKING: 1/2 X 1/2 X 1/2 = 1/2 = 1:2 ?????

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 419384: IF A FAIR COIN IS FLIPPED 3 TIMES, THE ODDS IN FAVOR OF GETTING ALL HEADS IS GIVEN AS .......; AND.......? MY WORKING: 1/2 X 1/2 X 1/2 = 1/2 = 1:2 ?????Found 2 solutions by sudhanshu_kmr, MathLover1:Answer by sudhanshu_kmr(1152)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! probability that all heads i.e P(A) = 1/2 *1/2*1/2 = 1/8 P'(A) = 7/8 odds in favour of getting all heads = P(A)/P'(A) =1/7 Answer by MathLover1(6634)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! umber of Favourable/Favorable Choices = 1 {(H, H, H)} ⇒=> tossing a coin three times, Total No. of Possible Choices = 2 × 2 × 2 Total number of possible choices for the three flips: