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What is the probability of getting a sum 6 from two throws of a dice?

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What is the probability of getting a sum 6 from two throws of a dice?
posted Apr 30, 2014 by anonymous

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2 Answers

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Event = {(1,5),(2,4),(3,3),(4,2),(5,1)}
Therefore, P(getting sum = 6) = 5/36

answer Dec 19, 2014 by Shashi Kant
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36(permutations) possible outcomes are there in total. For a sum of 6 we have 5 possibilities- (1,5), (5,1),(2,4),(4,2) and (3,3)

Ans: 5/36

answer Apr 30, 2014 by Priyaa Trippayar Sahasranaman
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