Roll a Pencil

You roll a 5 sided pencil on the table. On one of its sides, it is written “HB Pencil”, the others are blank. What is the chance that the side with text on it ends up straight on top?

The chance is 0%. Since the pencil has an odd number of sides, it is impossible that any of them ends up straight on top.

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