# Question #b1305

##### 1 Answer

Jan 30, 2017

They are independent.

#### Explanation:

Gigi has

The chance of her pulling out a quarter is

Now, she has

However, she puts the missing quarter back in, returning the sample size to the original, before performing the exact same procedure (pulling out a coin).

The new coin has

Therefore, the fact that the **first** coin she pulled out was a quarter **didn't matter**, since she put it back, and the new sample size and chances are the same.