# A coin is tossed three times. The number of possible outcomes is

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 6

(d) 8

**Solution:**

Given a coin is tossed three times

We know that one fair coin has 2 faces

Each face occurs only once in each toss

Hence, the total outcomes are 2*2*2 = 8

**✦ Try This:** A coin is tossed four times. The number of possible outcomes is (a) 3, (b) 4, (c) 16, (d) 8

Given a coin is tossed four times

We know that one fair coin has 2 faces

Each face occurs only once

Hence, the total outcomes are 2*2*2*2 = 16

**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 5

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Problem 34**

## A coin is tossed three times. The number of possible outcomes is (a) 3, (b) 4, (c) 6, (d) 8

**Summary:**

When a coin is tossed three times, the possible outcomes are 8.

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