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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.