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

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

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**Latika**, Saturday, January 30, 2010 at 8:23am
thought so thanks

does that mean definetly getting one six is a one quarter

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**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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