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A fair coin is tossed repeatedly. If head appears on first 5 tosses what is the probability that tail appears on 6th toss ?

A.

1/6

B.

1/5

C.

1/3

D.

1/2

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Correct answer is : D
Explanation

Like mentioned in the question, the coin is fair. So chance of appearing of head and tail on each toss is same and each toss is independent from the previous one. So the chance of appearing tail on 6th toss is still 1/2.

 

ramya 9/2/2014 9:47:43 AM

how you got 1/2

Balu 11/6/2014 4:57:13 PM

Try with none event =1-1/2=1/2

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