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Probability
A fair die is rolled twice with the two rolls being independent of each other. Let M be the maximum of the two rolls and D be the value of the first roll minus the value of the second roll. Are M and D independent?
January 21, 2009 by Julie

Probability
A pair of fair dice is tossed once. Find the probability a sum of 5 or 3 appears.
May 2, 2012 by Amanda

Computer Science Java
I have to write program for a dice game and use a boolean variable in the application class of the dice game that equals true when snake eyes, doubles, and box cars have been meet. I am having a little trouble doing that in my application class so I was wondering if somebody ...
October 13, 2009 by Lisa

algebra
Suppose that in a particular game two dice are tossed, and various amounts are paid according to the outcome. Find the requested probability. (Enter the probability as a fraction.) If a seven or an eight occurs on the first roll, the player wins. What is the probability of ...
May 27, 2014 by Mary Ann

Probability
Roll four dice one time. What is the probability that the sum will be odd?Can anyone explain/show in detail how to find the answer to this problem?
September 12, 2010 by Diane

Probability
Roll four dice one time. What is the probability that the sum will be odd?Can anyone explain/show in detail how to find the answer to this problem?
September 12, 2010 by Diane

Math
Two dice are rolled. Find the probability that an even number is rolled on one die and an odd number is rolled on the second die.
June 13, 2009 by Maya

Math
Independent Events Two dice are rolled. What is te probability of each event? 1. The numbers total 9. 2. The numbers total 2. 3. Both dice display the same number. 4. The sum of the numbers is not 8. Please help, I don't get this.
November 3, 2008 by Larry

Algebra2
how do you solve this? A dice is rolled twice. What is the probability of getting a multiple of 3 on the first roll or a total of 7?
April 10, 2012 by A

math
using two fair dice, what is the probability of rolling a sum that exceeds 4?
March 12, 2012 by christine

statistics
your teacher has invented a fair dice game to play. your teacher will roll one fair eight sided die and you will roll a fair six sided die. each player rolls once and the winner is the person with the higher number. in case of a tie neither player wins. a. let A be the event "...
January 6, 2013 by bri

Probability
Two cubes are rolled .both cubes are labelled 1 to 6.the number rolled are added. What is the probability of each out come ? a) sum is 12 B)the sum is less than 4. C)the sum is 7. D)the sum is 2.
May 29, 2012 by Sam

Probability
Two number cubes are rolled .both cubes are Labelled to 6. The numers rolled are added . What is the probability of each outcome? A) the sum is 12. B) the sum is less then 4. C) the sum is 7. D) the sum is 2.
May 29, 2012 by Sam

math
If two fair dice are rolled, find the odds in favor of getting doubles
July 15, 2012 by mary

statistics
A friend offers you the following game: You will roll 2 fair dice. If the sum of the two numbers obtained is 2,3,4,9,10,11,or 12 the friend will pay you $20. However, if the sum of the two numbers is 5, 6,7, or 8, you pay your friend $20. This friend points out to you that ...
April 11, 2011 by Sarita

Math
A pair of dice are rolled and the sum on their upturned faces is recorded. What is the probability that the sum showing is 8, given that one die is showing a 5? Answer: 1/6. Did I come up with the right answer? Thanks.
August 3, 2009 by B.B.

math!
Suppose that to land on Free Parking in the game of Monopoly, you will need to roll a 3, and to land on Chance you will need to roll a 7. What is the probability that on your roll of two fair, six-sided dice that you will land on either Free Parking or Chance?
July 31, 2013 by emma

Statistics 107
If two dice are rolled simultaneously, what is the probability that the number is the same on both dice?
April 4, 2010 by Debbie

Statistics
You have a fair die. The die has a 2 on two sides, a 4 on two sides and a 6 on two sides. Note: the only possible outcomes for each roll are 2, 4 or 6. (a) Draw a tree diagram that shows the possible outcomes of rolling the die twice (my answer Roll 1: 2, 4, 6 Roll 2: 2,4,6 ...
February 11, 2012 by Laura

drawing
Two dice are rolled. What is the probability of rolling a total of five on the two dice?
July 7, 2011 by Anonymous

Math - Statistics
I roll 12 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? So i take it, on any give roll, the probability of rolling a 2 is .25 (25%); the probability of rolling something else must be .75 The probability ...
March 29, 2007 by Lauren

Math - PLEASE
I roll twelve 4-sided dice. What is the probability that I roll at least one 2? What is the probability that I roll exactly three 2s? i dont knowm sorry the same question was answered by Economist at 4:59
March 29, 2007 by Lauren

ALGEBRA
Dice is a popular game in gambling casinos. Two dice are tossed, and various amounts are paid according to the outcome. In a certain game, if a four or eleven occurs on the first roll, the player wins. What is the probability of winning on the first roll?
November 27, 2011 by Daniel

ALGEBRA
Dice is a popular game in gambling casinos. Two dice are tossed, and various amounts are paid according to the outcome. In a certain game, if a four or eleven occurs on the first roll, the player wins. What is the probability of winning on the first roll?
November 27, 2011 by Daniel

math
Dice is a popular game in gambling casinos. Two dice are tossed, and various amounts are paid according to the outcome. In a certain game, if a twelve or five occurs on the first roll, the player wins. What is the probability of winning on the first roll? 1 0
August 24, 2012 by Anonymous

Probability
f two indistinguishable dice are rolled, what is the probability of the event {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3)}? 1 What is the corresponding event for a pair of distinguishable dice? 2 {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3)} {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3), (3, 5), (3, 2)} {(3, 3), (2, 2), (5, 5), (3, 5), (3...
December 5, 2010 by Liz

math
this is real hard and i would love some help. In a game of craps, a player rolls 2 balanced dice. There are 36 equally likely outcomes. What is the probability that: a) the sum is either 3 or 8 b) the sum is 6 or doubles rolled c) the sum is 6 AND doubles d) the sum is 6 and ...
November 1, 2008 by austin

Math urgent
If two "fair" dice are tossed what is the probability that the sum of their faces will be a multiple of 3? Show or explain how you got your answer?
June 3, 2010 by Mimi

help please
Two six sided dice were rolled, and a friend tells us that the numbers that came up were identical. Find the probability that the sum of the numbers was as follows: a) 4 b) 11 c) an even number d) an odd number
July 7, 2013 by Annonymous

6 grade math
Two dice are rolled. Find the odds in favor of a sum of 6.
January 18, 2010 by James

roll dice
Event A you roll the die and it's even Event B you roll the die and it's less than 5 Roll the die once. What is the probability that Event A will occur given that Event B has alrady occured? would it be 3/4 = .75 or 75% not sure need help and, Roll the die once. what is the ...
April 16, 2011 by sonney32

English
Roll the dice. If you get 3 on the face of the dice, move forward for 3 spaces. Roll the dice. If you have 3 on the face of the dice, move forward for 3 spaces. Roll the dice. If you get Number 3 on the face of the dice, move forward for 3 spaces. Roll the dice. If you get ...
March 20, 2009 by John

Probability II =)
You are shown five cards, Three have X written on them and two have Y. The cards are turned over so the X abd Y are no longer visible, and shuffled/ One card is picked and laid face up on the table. It is an X. If the remaining cards are shuffled and another card is now laid ...
February 19, 2010 by Kesha

Probabilities
Two dice are thrown and the sum of the number of dots on the dice are noted. The probability that the sum is neither 2 or 3 is?
April 21, 2009 by Andrey L

Albebra
2 dice are rolled.What is the probability that neither both numbers are 2's or their sum is less than 6?
May 28, 2014 by Frank

math
probability... two dice are tossed.... and their sum is recorded ..find probability p ( sum is between 2 and 9)
August 25, 2010 by tana

Math
if you roll a pair of fair six-sided number cubes, what is the probability of rolling two numbers whose sum is 2?
October 18, 2010 by Teresa

Geometry
Paul claims, "the probalbility of rolling a sum of 6 when you roll two dice is 1/11, because two dice have sums 2 through 12 which means there are 11 possible sums. "how do you respond?
January 14, 2011 by crystal

math
A pair of dice is rolled. What is the probability of the sum of the numbers shown uppermost is less than 6?
February 20, 2011 by Vanny

Geometry
Six standard six-sided die are rolled. Let p be the probability that the dice can be arranged in a row such that for 1\leq k \leq 6 the sum of the first k dice is not a multiple of 3. Then p can be expressed as \frac{a}{b} where a and b are coprime positive integers. What is ...
March 12, 2013 by John

math
3 fair dice are tossed. Find the probability of dice showing at most one 6
May 2, 2011 by yoko

math
In rolling a pair of dice, suppose you win $5 if the sum is 10 but lose $2 if the roll is "doubles." If the price to play is $1, would it be a fair game? Justify your answer.
October 31, 2008 by joey

pre algebra
Two 6-sided dice are rolled. Find the odds of rolling s sum that is a prime number
April 3, 2011 by Anonymous

science
A pair of fair dice is tossed once. If the sum of the two numbers is greater than 9, the probability that one of the numbers is a 6 =
July 17, 2012 by chinthaka

math
A specially made pair of dice has only one- and two-spots on the faces. One of the dice has three faces with one-spot and three faces with two-spot. The other die has two faces with one-spot and four faces with a two-spot. One of the dice is selected at random and then rolled ...
July 29, 2014 by Sunny

Stats HELP PLEASE
The game of Yahtzee is played with five fair six-sided dice. A turn consists of rolling all five dice, selecting the ones you want to keep, re-rolling the rest, and then doing this one more time, if necessary. You need to match certain conditions in order to score points. (For...
October 28, 2009 by CM

Math
Consider a die with 8 sides, marked one, two, three, and so on. assuming equally likely outcome, find the probability that the sum of two dice is the given number. If p(10)=
June 13, 2012 by Linda

Probability and statistics
A dice game involves rolling 2 dice. If you roll a 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, or a 12 you win $5. If you roll a 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 you lose $5. Find the expected value you win (or lose) per game.
September 18, 2012 by Rosmery

math
you roll a fair number cube twice. what is the probability of rolling two 3's if the first roll is 5
May 12, 2010 by jane

Probability
7) Suppose that you roll a pair of standard 6-sided dice a total of 42 times. What is the probability that you will get a sum of 5 at least four times?
March 22, 2012 by Anne

Math
Alice and Finn roll two number cubes. Which of the following rules will make the game fair? Alice wins if a total of 5 is rolled. Finn wins if a total of 9 is rolled. Alice wins if a total of 7 is rolled. Finn wins if a total of 8 is rolled. Alice wins if a total of 3 is ...
February 14, 2013 by Jonathon

Algebra 2
Suppose you roll two dice. Find the number of elements in the event space of rolling a sum of 2.
April 26, 2012 by t

MATH 157
Can anyone please help me understand these math problems. #4. How many three-symbol codes (letter-number-number)can be made from the letters S, P, Y, and two-digits from the set of (0, 1, 2,..., 9) without repetition? #16. A pair of dice are rolled and the sum on their ...
August 4, 2010 by Rayna

math
i'm supposed to make an equation going off of this problem.. it is supposed to be an exponential equation, but i don't exactly know how i am supposed to do this.. please help:(.. You roll 36 dice and remove the dice with one dot showing. You roll the remaining dice and remove ...
February 4, 2009 by jacklyne

statistics
The below table shows the probabilities generated by rolling one die 50 times and noting the up face. What is the probability of getting an odd up face? roll 1 Probability 0.22 roll2 probability 0.10 roll 3 probability 0.18 roll 4 probability 0.12 roll 5 probability 0.18 roll ...
May 3, 2012 by sc

Math
Two dice are rolled. Find the odds that the score on the dice is either 7 or 12
December 6, 2009 by Jill

Math
Two dice are rolled. Find the odds that the score on the dice is either 10 or at most 5
October 11, 2009 by Jenny

math
Two dice are rolled. Find the odds that the score on the dice is either 10 or at most 5.
November 5, 2009 by Carli

math help please
two cards are dealt in succession from a standard deck of cards. find the probability that the first card is a diamond or a king. probability that the second card is red given that the first card was a heart. if two dice are rolled, what is the probability of rolling at least ...
January 19, 2009 by Kennedy

Math
When rolling two dice, what is the probability that the sum is 7 given that one die is a 5?
November 29, 2012 by Michelle

Math
What is the probability that rolling four fair, six-sided dice produces an even sum?
February 15, 2011 by Diana

Math
An ordinary (fair) die is a cube with the numbers 1 through 6 on the sides (represented by painted spots). Imagine that such a die is rolled twice in succession and that the face values of the two rolls are added together. This sum is recorded as the outcome of a single trial ...
May 24, 2014 by Anonymous

Math
In how many ways can two dice be rolled to yield a sum divisible by 3?
February 15, 2011 by Lilly

math
Maryann rolls a 6-sided dice six times. How many ways can she roll the dice so that the sum of her numbers is 10?
July 16, 2013 by Will

college
If two indistinguishable dice are rolled, what is the probability of the event {(2, 2), (3, 2), (1, 2)}?
December 6, 2010 by Daniel

math
what is the probability that two dice numbered 1-6 will roll 7
March 12, 2013 by bones

math
A fair number cube is rolled twice. W aht is the probbability that the first roll will be even and the second roll will be odd number?
June 10, 2011 by zina

Math Finite
Experiment: roll a fair die and flip a fair coin. What is the probability is that you roll a 3 and flip a head?
March 19, 2012 by Christine

algebra
need a pair of dice where each number from 1 - 12 has an equal chance of being rolled. You have been given the task of designing the new dice for the board game. You are to use two standard cubes (each with six faces) and number them in such a way that the probability of ...
February 8, 2010 by Delmar

Math
If you're rolling two dice, what is the probability that the sum of two dice is a 7?
April 15, 2012 by Jenna

Brooke High School
Two dice are rolled. What are the odds in favor of a sum less than 5?
December 5, 2009 by Jackie

Brooke High School
Two dice are rolled. What are the odds in favor of a sum less than 5?
December 5, 2009 by Jackie

Probability
Check my answers, thanks! Roll 2 dice. What is the probaility of rolling and getting: A) a sum less than or equal to 6 = 15/36=.42 B) sum of greater than or equal to 10 = 6/36=.60 C) difference of less than or equal to 1 = that can't be possible right? A) You are correct. B) ...
February 1, 2007 by Heath

Math
If two dice are rolled, what is the probability that a total is showing more than four
May 6, 2014 by Bridget

Math
Is my answer correct? What is the probability of throwing a sum of 15 on three rolls of a fair die if the first roll was a 4? 1/36. Thanks.
August 7, 2009 by B.B.

Stats
Sally rolls a fair number cube 8 times and gets a 5 twice. What is the experimental probability that on her next roll, she will roll a 5? I know that experimental probability is f/n, so the number of trials is now 9, but is the number of times Sally roll a 5 two times or three?
August 22, 2014 by Liv

Statistics
You roll two fair dice a blue one and a yellow one what is the probability of and odd on the blue die and 5 or 6 on the yellow die
October 5, 2014 by gretchen

math
suppose that you roll a pair of 8-sided dice total of 51 times. what is the probability that you will get a sum of 5 at least 3 times
September 6, 2012 by bridget

statistics
in throwing two dice find the probability ofcoming even number on both probability of coming odd number on dice probability of different number on both dice
April 18, 2014 by shumaila.imtiaz

Probability
Roll two fair dice. what is the probability that you get a 2 and a 5 without regard to which is on which die? What is the probability of at least one 2 or one 5? What is the probability of a sum of 7? "what is the probability that you get a 2 and a 5 without regard to which is...
December 3, 2006 by Pam

Probability plz help
Roszena rolls two standard six-sided dice. If the sum of the numbers on the top faces is not 6, what is the probability that the sum is 7? Express your answer as a rational number in lowest terms.
November 29, 2009 by Ryan

math
An experiment consists of rolling a weighted die. The probability of rolling each number is: Pr[1]=0.2 , Pr[2]=0.15 , Pr[3]=0.25 , Pr[4]=0.15 , Pr[5]=0.05 , and Pr[6]=0.2 . On the first roll, you record if the number is Small (1,2) or Large (3,4,5,6). If the first number is ...
March 27, 2009 by Nahla

Math
Two 6-sided dice are rolled at the same time. How many outcomes correspond to the event that the sum of the numbers is 5?
June 9, 2014 by Sami

math
Consider a die with eight sides, marked one, two, three, and so on. Assuming equally likely outcomes, find the probability that the sum of two dice is the given number. (Enter the answer either as a fraction or as a decimal rounded to three places.) (a) P(2) = 1 (b) P(5) = 2 (...
August 24, 2012 by Anonymous

statistic
roll 2 standard dice and add the numbers. what is the probability of getting a number larger than 9 for the first time on the third roll?
January 15, 2011 by linn

Probability
Roll 3 dice. What is the probability of getting a sum of: A) sum of 7: 15/216 B) sum of 8: 21/216 C) sum of 11: 27/216 D) sum of 12: 25/216 Are these correct? How many ways are there to choose 3 numbers ranging from 1 to 6 such that the sum is N? Consider the function: F(X) = ...
February 2, 2007 by Heath

statistics
Roll 2 standard dice and add the numbers. whats the probability of getting a number Larger than 4 for the first time on the third roll?
February 25, 2012 by cheyanne

Math
If glenda rolled two six-sided number cubes nine times and computed the sum of the numbers rolled each time. If the mean sum of Glenda's rolls was 6 what was the total of the nine sums Glenda rolled? Suppose Glenda's rolls were 12,7,3,10,9, 2, 11, 7 and 8. What is the median ...
March 8, 2011 by Matt

English expression
There is only one die in playing the dice game. They are supposed to work in pairs in the dice game. Which expressions are correct? 1. Throw the die. 2. Throw the dice. 3. Roll the die. 4. Roll the dice.
March 19, 2008 by John

Mathematics
When two balanced dice are rolled, 36 equally likely outcomes are possible as shown below. (1, 1) (1, 2) (1, 3) (1, 4) (1, 5) (1, 6) (2, 1) (2, 2) (2, 3) (2, 4) (2, 5) (2, 6) (3, 1) (3, 2) (3, 3) (3, 4) (3, 5) (3, 6) (4, 1) (4, 2) (4, 3) (4, 4) (4, 5) (4, 6) (5, 1) (5, 2) (5, ...
December 5, 2009 by Jamie

math
A pair of dice is rolled, and a number that appears uppermost on each die is observed, Refer to this experiment and find the probability of the given event. (Enter your answer as a fraction)The sume of the numbers ia an add number.
April 21, 2012 by Maria

math, pre-statistics
Two dice are rolled. What is the probability that result is not doubles?(Round to the nearest thousandth)
February 6, 2009 by Sabrina

Probability
The newest invention is a three-sided die. On any roll of this die, the result is 1 with probability 1/2, 2 with probability 1/4, and 3 with probability 1/4. Consider a sequence of six independent rolls of this die. 1. Find the probability that exactly two of the rolls results...
February 23, 2014 by qwerty

math
Suppose someone gives you 8 to 2 odds that you can not roll two even numbers with the roll of two fair dice. This means you win $8 if you succeed and you lose $2 if you fail. What is the expected value of this game to you? Should you expect to win or lose the expected value in...
September 15, 2014 by Alex

math
A fair six sided dice has the faces numbered from 1 to 6. The dice is thrown 4 time. Calculate the probability of exactly 2 fives. the answer is 25/216
September 24, 2013 by kirsten

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair dice and receiving $1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
March 30, 2010 by Jessica

math
Q: Corbin is playing a board game that requires rolling two number cubes to move a game piece. He needs to roll a sum of six on his next term and then a sum of ten to land on to the next two bonus spaces. what is the probability that Corbin will roll a sum of six and then a ...
March 9, 2013 by dingbat

math
A pair of dice is rolled, and the number that appears uppermost on each die is observed. Refer to this experiment and find the probability of the given event. One die shows a 5, and the other is a number less than 2.
February 20, 2011 by Vanny

math/Probability
what is the probability of rolling a sum that exceeds 4 with two dice
June 11, 2010 by anna

math
consider the equation x^2+kx+1=0 a single fair die(dice)is rolled to determine the value of the middle coefficient, k. the value for k is the number of dots on the upper face of the die. what is the probability that the equation will have real, unequal roots?
September 19, 2012 by dan

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