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You want to determine the probability that in a family of 5 children, there will be more girls than boys. Which describes one trial of a simulation you could use to model this problem?

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Toss a coin 5 times and count the number of heads.

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Toss a 6-sided number cube 5 times and count the number of times you get a number less than 3.

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Generate 5 random numbers between 0 and 100 and count the number of prime numbers.

D.
Draw 5 cards at random from a standard 52-card deck, replacing each card after it is drawn and count the number of hearts. ( There are an equal number of hearts, spades, diamonds, and clubs in a deck.)----

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  1. Since the prob(boy) = 1/2
    and prob(heads) = 1/2
    tossing a coin 5 times would be a good model for the family problem

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    Reiny
  2. Thank you so much!!

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