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Function set

  1. Dec 11, 2011 #1
    Consider the example of flipping of a coin. There are only two inputs. The output may be different each time you flip the coin. The head and tail will not appear simultaneously but randomly. Is there a function set which can determine the outcome of the flipping process?
     
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  3. Dec 11, 2011 #2
    Look up the discrete uniform probability distribution where a=0 b=1 and n=2 for each independent trial of a fair coin.

    EDIT: For the probability of any given ratio of heads and tails after n trials, look up the binomial distribution.
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2011
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