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# Homework Help: math

Posted by jill on Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:11pm.

If molly tosses a coin and rolls a number cube, what is the probability of the coin landing heads up and the number cube stopping with a 6 on top?

• math - bob, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:35pm

i'm not a hundred percent sure but i think its 2/12 so 1/6

• math - bob, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:37pm

no actully 1/8

• math - jill, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:48pm

wouldn't you multiply the two probabilities of each outcome?
1/2*1/6= 1/12
what do you think how did you get 1/8?

thanks

• math - Reiny, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 10:50pm

Jill, you are correct with 1/12

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