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A student argues that ‘there are 11 possible outcomes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Therefore, each of them has a probability 1/11. Do you agree with this argument?

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(iii) a red face card

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(vi) the queen of diamonds

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(i) Write down all the possible outcomes and complete the following table:

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[**Hint:** Throwinga die twice and throwing two dice simultaneously are treated as the same experiment].