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A professional gambler claims that he has loaded a die so that the outcomes of 1,2,3,4,5,6 have corrresponding probabilities of 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, and 0.6. Can he actually do what he has claimed? Is a probablility distrubion described by listening the outcomes along with their corresponding probabilities?

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    The either-or probability is found by adding the individual probabilities. The probabilities of each outcome need to add to one.

    What is the sum of your probabilities?

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