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February 27, 2015

Posted by **joey** on Friday, October 31, 2008 at 6:53pm.

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**drwls**, Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 1:14amThe probability of throwing a "10" with a pair of dice is 3/36 = 1/12. The probability of throwing "doubles" is 6/36 = 1/6.

Probable gain for $1 bet =

(1/12)*5 - (1/6)*2 = $ 1/12

The game favors the bettor

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