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There are 5 options on the dessert menu at a restaurant. Erin and Ellen like all of the choices equally, so they each choose a dessert at random from the menu. What is the probability that Erin will choose apple pie and Ellen will choose strawberry cheesecake for dessert? Express your answer as a decimal. If necessary, round your answer to the nearest thousandth.

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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.

1/5 * 1/5 = ?

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