Further error may be introduced by the tossing process, specifically the orientation of the coin at the start: link

]]>I have been trying to calculate the probability, but all the equations I have used have led to nonsensical answers.

I will ask Mark how he came up with his 1 in 94 probability for the more preliminary odds.

]]>Since the 54 coin tosses you describe is a long way short of the 1000 approx needed for a 50-50 breakdown to be likely, it seems a little mean-spirited to infer that the respondents failed to coin toss. ]]>