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# A Man Tosses Two Different Coins (One of Rs 2 and Another of Rs 5) Simultaneously. What is the Probability that He Gets: At Most One Head? - ICSE Class 10 - Mathematics

ConceptSimple Problems on Single Events

#### Question

A man tosses two different coins (one of Rs 2 and another of Rs 5) simultaneously. What is the probability that he gets:

at most one head?

#### Solution

When two coins are tosses simultaneously , the possiuble outcomes are {(H,H)(H,T)(T,H)(T,T)}

n(s)=4

The outcomes favourable to the event E,' at most one head are {(T,H)(H,T)(T,T)}

So, the number of outcomes favourable to E is 3=n(E)

Therefore, p(E)=(n(E))/(n(s))=3/4

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