## Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

$\frac{1}{6}$
If A and B are independent events, then P(E) = P(A)*P(B). A: {1,3,5} (An odd number the first time.) B: {1,2} (A number less than 3.) P(A) = $\frac{3}{6}$ P(B) = $\frac{2}{6}$ Both events A and B are independent, so P(E) = $\frac{3}{6}$ .$\frac{2}{6}$ = $\frac{1}{6}$