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    when you flip a coin 50 times, the total number of microstates is 250. How can you show this by using the binomial theoreom. Thank you!
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    Re: microstates

    Quote Originally Posted by apatite View Post
    when you flip a coin 50 times, the total number of microstates is 250. How can you show this by using the binomial theoreom.
    ${2^{50}} = {\left( {1 + 1} \right)^{50}} = \sum\limits_{k = 0}^{50} {\left( {\begin{array}{*{20}{c}} {50} \\ k \end{array}} \right)}$
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