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ESP (Extrasensory Perception)

A person claims to have ESP (extrasensory perception). A coin is tossed 16 times, and each time the person is asked to predict in advance whether the coin will land heads or tails. The person predicts correctly 75% of the time (i.e., on 12 tosses). What is the probability of being correct 12 or more times by pure guessing?

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Solution Summary

The problem has been solved using a normal approximation to the binomial distribution.

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