Coin Flipping Robot - Exact Paths & Results?

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In summary, if a coin flipping machine was contained in a vacuum and the experiment was repeated with the same parameters, the coin would theoretically always bounce and land on the same face. The same can be said for a die if thrown with the exact same force and starting position. While there are no videos of such a device, it is possible in theory to eliminate enough variability to achieve consistent outcomes.
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If you made a coin flipping machine that was contained inside a vacuum (or as close to a vacuum as you can get) and the robot flipped the same coin from the same starting position with the same speed etc, let the coin bounce on the floor and repeated the experiment with the exact same starting parameters, would the coin always bounce and following the exact same path and would it always land on the same face?

Is there any videos where we have created this type of device? I guess the same can be said for a die, if you throw it with the exact same force and starting position etc it would always bounce and roll in the exact same path.
 
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Theoretically, yes. If you were to remove all variables from the system, you would expect the same outcome every time. I have never seen any contraption that was able to remove enough variability to get the same outcome every time.
 

Related to Coin Flipping Robot - Exact Paths & Results?

1. How does the coin flipping robot work?

The coin flipping robot uses a combination of sensors, motors, and programming to manipulate a coin and flip it multiple times. It follows a precise path to ensure consistent and accurate results.

2. What is the purpose of the coin flipping robot?

The purpose of the coin flipping robot is to demonstrate the capabilities of robotic technology and to provide a controlled and repeatable way to study the results of coin flips. It can also be used for entertainment or educational purposes.

3. Can the coin flipping robot produce biased results?

No, the coin flipping robot uses a random number generator to determine the path and force with which it flips the coin. This eliminates any potential bias and ensures that the results are truly random.

4. How accurate is the coin flipping robot?

The coin flipping robot has been designed and programmed to be highly accurate, with a margin of error of less than 1%. It follows the exact same path and force for each flip, resulting in consistent and precise results.

5. Can the coin flipping robot be programmed to flip multiple coins at once?

Yes, depending on the design and capabilities of the specific coin flipping robot, it can be programmed to flip multiple coins at once. This allows for a faster and more efficient way to study the results of multiple coin flips.

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