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Suppose that you toss a coin and roll a die. What is the probability of obtaining each of the following combinations? (Enter your answers as fractions.)

P(tails and 5) = 1
P(tails or 1) = 2

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    P(tails and 5) = (1/2)*(1/6) = 1/12
    P(tails OR 1 (but not both)) = (1/2)*(5/6)+(1/2)*(1/6) = 1/2

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    Suppose that you toss a coin and roll a die What is the probability of obtaining tails or a five? (Enter the probability as a fraction.)

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