# Math

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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 or a Five)

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If the events are independent, the probability of both/all events occurring is determined by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.

P = 1/2 * 1/6 = ?

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If the events are independent, the probability of both/all events occurring is determined by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.

I assume you meant tails AND a five.

P = 1/2 * 1/6 = ?

Either-or probabilities are found by adding the individual probabilities.

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