Posted by ** Lo** on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 11:40am.

A spinner is divided into 5 equal sections numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. If the spinner is spun and a coin is tossed, what is the probability of getting a tail on the coin and an odd number on the spinner

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 12:43pm
P(tail) = 1/2

P(odd) = P(1)+P(3)+P(5) = 1/5+1/5+1/5=3/5

Joint probability of two independent events

= P(odd)*P(tail)

= 3/5*1/2

= 3/10

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**JJ Buenrostro**, Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 5:14pm
P(tail) = 1/2

P(odd) = P(1)+P(3)+P(5) = 1/5+1/5+1/5=3/5

Joint probability of two independent events

= P(odd)*P(tail)

= 3/5*1/2

= 3/10

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