Posted by Latika on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 4:51am.
Jim rolls a dice twice. The dice is biased so the probability of getting a six is one quarter. WHat is the probability that he gets two sixes

probability maths  drwls, Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 6:10am
1/4 x 1/4 = ___

probability maths  Latika, Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 8:23am
thought so thanks
does that mean definetly getting one six is a one quarter

probability maths  drwls, Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 9:38am
If the probability of getting a six is 1/4, that means that there is something wrong with the die. It is "loaded", as they say, or biased.
This article explains how they do it:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dice#Loaded_dice
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