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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 9 years ago

What is the probability of a 50% event happening 3 times?

is it .125?

3 Answers

  • 9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    1/2 x 1/2 x 1/2 = 1/8

    yes it is .125%

  • 9 years ago

    it isn't 12.5. The probability is still 50%. Picture a pinwheel, one half is red and one half is blue. If you spin it and it lands on red, the next time it will still have a 50-50 chance of landing on red or blue

  • None
    Lv 7
    9 years ago

    . You are quite correct: 0.5^3 = 0.125

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