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After shuffling and cutting a standard deck of 52 cards, the top card is flipped over. The color is noted and the card is flipped back over. The deck is cut a second time and the top card is flipped over. The color of the card is noted. What is the probability that the two cards noted are the same color?

A) 26/51

B) 25/51

C) 26/52

D) 25/52

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[May 21 2015]

Scoggins honored as President Emeritus GOLDEN, Colo., May 21, 2015 – Colorado School of Mines President M. W. “Bill” Scoggins has been recognized by the Mines Board of Trustees for his exemplary ...more

[May 20 2015]

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 РFrom the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol ...more

[May 19 2015]

ExxonMobil funds algal biofuels research collaboration at Colorado School of Mines GOLDEN, Colo., May 19, 2015 – ExxonMobil and Colorado School of Mines have established a joint research collaboration focused on developing fundamental new ...more

[May 14 2015]

Mines mechanical engineering student awarded Mount Vernon Fellowship GOLDEN, Colo., May 14, 2015 – Sean McGinley, a Colorado School of Mines mechanical engineering student, has been chosen to join the inaugural class of Mount ...more

[May 14 2015]

Professor Eric Toberer featured as one of Cottrell Scholar awardees in May issue of Physics Today ...more

[May 12 2015]

Seven Mines students receive Student Life awards for academic excellence GOLDEN, Colo., May 12, 2015 – Congratulations to the following Colorado School of Mines students who received awards at the Student Life Awards Luncheon May ...more

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Congratulations #Mines2015! Today we are conferring 761 bachelors, 198 masters and 63 doctorate degrees for a record-breaking total of 1,022 degrees.

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