Some articles on coins, coin, coin method:
... Using coins will quickly reveal some problems while shaking the coins in cupped hands, it's hard to know whether they are truly being tumbled when flipping the coins, they tend to bounce and ... It's much easier to use a die as a coin-equivalent if an odd number of pips shows, it counts as "heads" if an even number of pips shows, as "tails." Obviously, the 50/50 probability is preserved — and rolling dice ... Thus the three-coin method will use three dice ...
Famous quotes containing the words method and/or coin:
“The insidiousness of science lies in its claim to be not a subject, but a method. You could ignore a subject; no subject is all-inclusive. But a method can plausibly be applied to anything within the field of consciousness.”
—Katharine Fullerton Gerould (18791944)
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