Use classical probability to calculate each probability. Assume individual outcomes are equally likely. Round your answer to the nearest millionth if necessary.

Consider parents with four biological children. Find the probability that all four siblings are boys.

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  1. prob(all 4 boys)
    = (1/4)^4 = 1/256 = ....

    you do the button-pushing

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