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2,000,000 Coin Tosses (Posted on 2003-03-03) Difficulty: 2 of 5
If a coin is tossed 2,000,000 times, what is the probability that it will come up exactly 1,000,000 times each heads and tails?

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Answer | Comment 8 of 10 |

By the problem, X~ Binomial (n, p), where:
n=2,000, 0000 and p=0.5

Thus, P{X=1000000]
= comb(2000000, 1000000)/(2^2000000)
= 0.00056...

Consequently, the required probability is approximately 0.00056

  Posted by K Sengupta on 2007-05-25 11:47:39
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