You can add a few new tricks to the list of stuff Google search does. Just ask your phone or tablet to flip a coin, and it will be done.

## Is Google coin flip true random?

Sometimes we flip a coin, allowing chance to decide for us. But the notion that a coin flip is random and gives a 50-50 chance of either heads or tails is, unfortunately, fallacious. That’s because the mechanics that govern coin flips are predictable.

Is Siri flip a coin random?

The virtual coin toss is perfectly random. From time to time, it will also play a few jokes on you and come out with neutral results, like: “It’s… oops, it fell in a crack.” Repeat the process and you’ll have a decision.

Can Google coin flip land on side?

It is possible for a coin to land on its side, usually by landing up against an object (such as a shoe) or by getting stuck in the ground. However, even on a flat surface it is possible for a coin to land on its edge.

### Is the Google coin flip more likely to land on tails?

Most people assume the toss of a coin is always a 50/50 probability, with a 50 percent chance it lands on heads, and a 50 percent chance it lands on tails. Not so, says Diaconis. And, like a good mathematician, he’s proven it.

### Is the Google coinflip more likely to land on tails?

What happens if you tell Siri 14?

If you say “14” to Siri, your iPhone will call the emergency number in the country where you currently are. Previously, saying “14” or any other emergency number to Siri would start a three-second countdown, during which you could cancel the call for emergency assistance.

How do you simulate 3 choices with a coin?

Toss the coin twice. Let TH, HT and TT correspond to the three choices. And if you get HH, just repeat (so it takes 8/3 tosses on average). If the coin was biased, TH and HT would occur with equal probability.

#### How do you do a 3 way coin toss?

Toss the coin three times, and let H denote heads and T denote tails. If the result is HTT, the first person wins. If the result is THT, the second person wins. If the result is TTH, the third wins.