Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:59pm.
A sixsided die (with numbers 1 through 6) and an eightsided die (with numbers 1 through 8) are rolled. What is the probability that there is exactly one 6 showing? Express your answer as a common fraction.

math  PsyDAG, Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:28am
For all probabilities, multiply individual probabilities. For eitheror probabilities, add.
(1/6 * 7/8) + (5/6 * 1/8) = ?

math  Anonymous, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 1:04pm
2/5

math  Anonymous, Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 1:05pm
1/4

math  :), Friday, August 8, 2014 at 9:56pm
There are 2 cases: the 6 is rolled either on the 6 or 8 sided die. Therefore, we have ((1/6)(7/8))+((5/6)(1/8))=1/4.
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