PROBLEM 12E

Flip an unbiased coin five independent times. Compute the probability of

(a) HHTHT.

(b) THHHT.

(c) HTHTH.

(d) Three heads occurring in the five trials.

Answer:

Step 1 of 5:

Given, flip an unbiased coin five independent times.

For unbiased coin P(H) = and P(T) =

The aim is to compute the probability of