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Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

Compound Events Examples

Example 1

An experiment consists of rolling two fair dice.

  1. How many possible outcomes are there for this experiment?
  2. Determine if each event is compound or simple.
    (a) Rolling a 1 on the first die. 
    (b) Rolling an even number on the first die and an odd number on the second die.
  3. What is the probability of rolling an even number on the first die and an odd number on the second die? 
  4. What is the probability of rolling one even number and one odd number, if it doesn't matter on which die each occurs?
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