   Chapter 14.2, Problem 38E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# 3 3 - 4 0 Intersection of Events These exercises involve the probability of the intersection of events.A coin is tossed and a die is rolled.(a) Are the events “tails” and “even number” independent?(b) Find the probability of getting a tail and an even number.

To determine

(a)

To find:

Whether the events “tails” and “even number” are independent.

Explanation

Given:

A coin is tossed and a die is rolled.

Approach:

When a coin is flipped and a die is rolled then the probability of getting a head or a tail on the coin does not influence the probability of getting any number face on the die...

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability of getting a tail and an even number.

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