IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Experiments in probabilities and randomness [My favorite experiment]

Author(s): John Witzel
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 June 2010
Volume: 13
Page(s): 43 - 45
ISSN (Paper): 1094-6969
DOI: 10.1109/MIM.2010.5475168
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Take a US penny and give it a spin by flicking it with your finger on a tabletop. What are the chances of it coming to rest heads-up once it stops spinning? With an undamaged coin, a spirited... View More

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