# For the experiment of tossing a coin three times, how do you find the probability of getting exactly one tail?

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Feb 25, 2017

#### Explanation:

If we do this from first principals.

List all the possible outcomes for tossing a coin three times.

on three tosses:

8 possibilities in all

if we look at the list there three ways of obtaining one tail

Other ways of doing this would involve the laws of probability or Binomial distribution.