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# Use the counting principle to determine the answer to part (a). Assume that each event is equally likely to occur. Two coins are tossed. (a) Determine the number of sample points in the sample space. (b) Construct a tree diagram and list the sample space. Determine the probability that (c) No tails are tossed. (d) Exactly one tail is tossed. (e) Two tails are tossed. (f) At least one tail is tossed.

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a.) Since two coins are tossed, then the number of sample points in the sample space is: $2 \cdot 2 = 4$.

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