# If I toss a coin 3 times and get head each time, should I expect a tail to have a higher chance in the 4th toss? Give reason in support of your answer

**Solution:**

We know that

Probability can be defined as the ratio of the number of favorable outcomes to the total number of outcomes of an event.

Probability = Favourable outcomes/ Total outcomes

If a coin is tossed getting head or tail are both equally likely events

So the probability of getting head or tail is 1/2

If I toss a coin 3 times, the probability will remain the same.

The probability that the outcome of 4th toss may be a head or tail

Therefore, the statement is not true.

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**☛ Also Check: **NCERT Solutions for Class 10 Maths Chapter 14

**NCERT Exemplar Class 10 Maths Exercise 13.2**** Problem 13**

## If I toss a coin 3 times and get head each time, should I expect a tail to have a higher chance in the 4th toss? Give reason in support of your answer

**Summary:**

The statement “If I toss a coin 3 times and get head each time, should I expect a tail to have a higher chance in the 4th toss” is not true

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