# What distribution type does a coin flip follow?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 9, 2015

Binomial distribution.

#### Explanation:

Tossing a coin is binary--you either get heads or not heads (that is, tails).

One coin toss does not affect the next coin toss, so coin tosses are independent events.

The probability of getting heads (or tails) is constant for all coin tosses: