A coin is tossed 1000 times with the following frequencies:
Head: 455, Tail: 545
Compute the probability for each event.
The coin is tossed 1000 times. So, the total number of trials is 1000.
Let A be the event of getting a head and B be the event of getting a tail.
The number of times A happens is 455 and the number of times B happens is 545.
Remember the empirical or experimental or observed frequency approach to probability.
If n be the total number of trials of an experiment and A is an event associated to it such that A happens in m-trials. Then the empirical probability of happening of event A is denoted by P (A) and is given by
P(A) = `m/n`
Therefore, we have
P(A) = `455/1000`
P(B) = `545/1000`
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