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Calculations of Probability

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Calculate the following probabilities:
a) Flipping "heads" with a normal coin five times in a row.
b) Rolling a "6" with one die.
c) Rolling a "7" with two dice.
d) Drawing a jack OR a red card (with replacement).
e) Drawing an ace, followed by a king (with replacement).

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a. Since a normal coin has 1/2 chance of getting a head, when we filp 5 times, the probability is (1/2)^5=1/32

b. Since there is only one 6 in one die and there are 6 sides in one die, when we roll ...

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The expert calculates the probabilities of flipping coins, rolling numbers and drawing cards.

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