# A Coin is Tossed. What is the Probability of Getting: a Head? - Mathematics

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A coin is tossed. What is the probability of getting:

#### Solution

On tossing a coin once,
Number of possible outcome = 2

Similarly, Favourable outcome of getting a head = 1

But the number of possible outcomes = 2

∴ P(E) = "Number of Favourable outcome"/"Number of all possible outcome"

= 1/2

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#### APPEARS IN

Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 23 Probability
Exercise 23 | Q 2.2 | Page 258