Posted by **makeeda** on Friday, January 29, 2010 at 8:54pm.

a six-sided cube is rolled. find the probability of P(4)

i think it is 4/6 or 2/3

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**Allison**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 8:59pm
No that is wrong. The probability when rolling a 6 sided cube and landing on one number is what you are trying to figure out. Since you role a cube, you only have the ability to land on one number at a time. The question is what is the probability of landing on a 4...So... try once more

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**makeeda**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:03pm
so is it 1/4

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**Damon**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:09pm
There are 6 sides, not 4

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**makeeda**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:15pm
so it 1/5 =0.222

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:18pm
Makeeda, I don't know what kind of game you're playing. But no matter how much we try to help you, you don't seem to understand.

Do you understand the question?

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**Damon**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:20pm
You have six equally possible results.

One of them is correct.

In other words one out of six.

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**makeeda**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:24pm
no i don't understand it please help

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:29pm
Here's a picture of a number cube. It has six sides. On each side is a number -- either 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, January 29, 2010 at 9:29pm
http://img.diytrade.com/cdimg/22877/448028/0/1060651938/EVA_Foam_Huge_Dice-30cm_number1-6.jpg

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