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A coin is tossed twice and a die is rolled once. Find the probability that at least 1 head is tossed and a 5 does not show on the die.

A coin is tossed twice and a die is rolled once. Find the probability that at least 1 head is tossed and a 5 does not show on the die.

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bharat bajaj IIT Delhi
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8 years ago
The coin is tossed twice. It has a 1/4 chance of coming tails both times.The other 3/4 is the chance that it is not tails both times, which meansheadsshowed up at least once.

There is a 5/6 chance that a 5 does not show on the die.

Multiply those together, and it's 3/4 * 5/6, which is 5/8.

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