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2 cakes are divided into 10 = pieces! there is a ring in one of the 10 slices in each cake. what is the probability that there is no ring in the first slice that you take in both cakes?

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  1. Okay Sis, I think this is how you do it. The probability of NOT getting the ring in the first piece of the first cake is 9/10, and the probability of NOT getting it in the first piece of the second piece is also 9/10. I believe you multiply .9 by .9 to find your answer. However, I'm not 100% sure that is how you go about doing it. Perhaps someone else can input their knowledge on this as well. Good luck Mackenzie!

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  2. The probability is one of 10 or 1/10.

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  3. THANKS BIG SIS! YOU GOT THE RIGHT ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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