Fall Semester 2002


Lab Notes Ten: Making Up Practical One

Here are some problems you should solve for the make-up:

  1. You throw 10 coins.
    What's the chance of getting between 5 and 7 heads?

  2. You throw 6 dice.
    What's the chance of getting 18 as the sum of the faces on the dice?

  3. You throw 10 coins.
    What's the chance of getting exactly 8 heads?

  4. You throw 6 dice.
    What's the chance of getting between 8 and 10 as the sum of the faces?

In all these instances you need to

You will be judged on both accuracy of estimate and clarity of your (brief) report.


Last updated: Dec 9, 2002 by Adrian German for A113