If you were to toss four coins, what are the odds in favor of at least two landing heads up?

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- Dec 16th 2009, 12:28 PMnafiroFour coins
If you were to toss four coins, what are the odds in favor of at least two landing heads up?

- Dec 16th 2009, 01:09 PMANDS!
What is the sample space of four coins being tossed:

HHHH, HHHT, HHTH, HTHH, THHH. . .etc. Now of those how many have at least two H's in them?

Or, if you have studied the binomial formula, you recognize this as a binomial distribution with four independent trials (the individual coins being tossed). - Dec 16th 2009, 01:11 PMpickslides
Let X be the probability of tossing heads

Then