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Posted by **Aleah** on Friday, October 9, 2009 at 11:37pm.

A student asks, “What’s wrong with the argument that the probability of rolling a double 6 in two rolls of a die is because ” Write an explanation of your understanding of the student’s misconception.

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**bobpursley**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 11:49pmis ????

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**Aleah**, Friday, October 9, 2009 at 11:58pmSorry I did not include the fractions.

A student asks, “What’s wrong with the argument that the probability of rolling a double 6 in two rolls of a die is 1/3 because 1/6 + 1/6 = 1/3? ”Write an explanation of your understanding of the student’s misconception.

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**Brandon**, Monday, November 16, 2009 at 11:20amYou have a 1/6 chance of a 6 on each roll, 1/6*1/6=1/36 chance of rolling two in a roll. Making it a very rare chance

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