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Ronni flipped a coin three times and in all cases heads came up.
Ronni intends to flip the coin again.
Is the chance of getting tails with the fourth flip:
(a) Smaller than the chance of getting heads?
(b) Equal to the chance of getting heads?
(c) Greater than the chance of getting heads?
Fischbein (1997:98) (see bilbliography)
Which of the following is the most likely result of five flips of a fair coin?
(e) All four sequences are equally likely?
Which of the above sequences would be least likely to occur?
Konold et al (1993:397) (see bilbliography)