A coin is tossed and a single 6-sided die is rolled. Find the probability of landing on the head side of the coin and rolling a 3 on the die.

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Probability of head and 3 on a die is:

P( head and 3 ) = p(head )* P(3)

We multiply probabilities because we have 2 independent events.

We know that p(head) = 1/2

Also p(3) = 1/6

Then P( head and 3) = 1/2 * 1/6 = 1/12

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