SOLUTION: A penny is tossed and a 6-sided fair die is rolled. What is the probability of tossing a tail and rolling and even number? A. 1/2 B. 1/12 C. 1/4 D. 5/12

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 538366: A penny is tossed and a 6-sided fair die is rolled. What is the probability of tossing a tail and rolling and even number? A. 1/2 B. 1/12 C. 1/4 D. 5/12Answer by stanbon(57332)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A penny is tossed and a 6-sided fair die is rolled. What is the probability of tossing a tail and rolling and even number? These are independent events. P(tail) = 1/2 P(even) = 1/2 --- P(tail and even) = 1/4 ======================= Cheers, Stan H. ======================= A. 1/2 B. 1/12 C. 1/4 D. 5/12