Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 3:59pm.

A six-sided die (with numbers 1 through 6) and an eight-sided 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.

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**PsyDAG**, Friday, July 27, 2012 at 11:28am
For all probabilities, multiply individual probabilities. For either-or probabilities, add.

(1/6 * 7/8) + (5/6 * 1/8) = ?

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

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

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**:)**, 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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