Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.7 Events Involving And; Conditional Probability - Exercise Set 11.7: 12

Answer

$\frac{1}{36}$

Work Step by Step

If A and B are independent events, then P(E) = P(A)*P(B) A: 5 first time B: 1 second time P(A) = $\frac{1}{6}$ P(B) = $\frac{1}{6}$ Both events A and B are independent, so P(E) = $\frac{1}{6}$ .$\frac{1}{6}$ = $\frac{1}{36}$
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