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Homework Help: math

Posted by Jen on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 6:38pm.

Consider the experiment of simultaneously tossing a fair coin and rolling a fair die. Let X denote the number of heads showing on the coin and Y the number of spots showing on the die.
a. List the outcomes in S.
b. Find Fx,y(1,2).

Part a is easy. It's part b that I don't understand. The answer given in the book is 4/12 but I don't see how they got that.

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