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From Ocate: 1/2 x 1/6 = 1 / 12
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Thu, 25 Apr 2019 20:10:04 +0000
1/2 x 1/6 = 1 / 12

From Kenneth: (1/2) * (1/6) = 1/12
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Thu, 25 Apr 2019 19:20:11 +0000
(1/2) * (1/6) = 1/12

From Engr. Ronald: P(head & 3) = (1/2)(1/6) = 1/12 answer//
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P(head & 3) = (1/2)(1/6) = 1/12 answer//

From geezer: Wow .. someone really doesn't inderstand h...
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Wow .. someone really doesn't inderstand how to work out a probibility.
All those thumbs down !
A coin has two sides .. so the probability of getting a head is 1 in 2
A coin has six sides .. so the probability of getting a three is 1 in 6
So .. the probability of of getting both is 1 in 12 ..... (1x1=1 ... 2x6=12)

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In an experiment Jim flips a fair coin and then rolls a fair die.
What is the probability he gets a head and a three?
7 : 12

From C: What is important that NO ONE is telling you i...
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What is important that NO ONE is telling you is that a flipping a coin and rolling a die are INDEPENDENT EVENTS. So the Law of Multiplication for Independent Events is: P( A and B) = P(A) * P(B), where A is the first event and B is the second event.

From Como: :
P ( head and three) = (1/2) (1/6) = 1/12
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P ( head and three) = (1/2) (1/6) = 1/12

From Mike G: P = 1/2 * 1/6 = 1/12
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:44:59 +0000
P = 1/2 * 1/6 = 1/12

From Ash: P(head) = (1 head)/(2 options) = 1/2
P(three) ...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:42:13 +0000
P(head) = (1 head)/(2 options) = 1/2
P(three) = (1 three)/ (total 6 options) = 1/6
P(a head and a three) = 1/2 x 1/6 = 1/12

From ?: P (Head) = 1/2
P (3) = 1/6
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:42:03 +0000
P (Head) = 1/2
P (3) = 1/6
P (Head) AND P (3) = P (Head) • P (3)
.................................= 1/2 • 1/6
.................................= 1/12.....................ANS

From Puzzling: The probability of heads is 1/2
The probabilit...
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:40:23 +0000
The probability of heads is 1/2
The probability of rolling three is 1/6
1/2 * 1/6
= 1/12

From Robert S: 25 or 6 to 4
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:39:50 +0000
25 or 6 to 4

From Me: 1/6 X 1/2 = .0833%
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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 03:41:01 +0000
1/6 X 1/2 = .0833%