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if you tossed two number cubes, what sum has the greatest probability of occuring? Explain.

  • math -

    a sum of 7 has a prob of 6/36 = 1/6
    to get a 7:
    16, 25, 34, 43, 52, 61 ----> 6 of them

    all other sums have a lesser count
    e.g.
    to get a 5:
    14, 23, 32, 41, --- only 4 of them

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    well this is no help at all so take this website down now

  • math -

    Look at the list. 7 is in all of the lists, so 7 is the answer.
    1,1=2
    1,2=3
    1,3=4
    1,4=5
    1,5=6
    1,6=7
    ----------------------------------
    2,1=3
    2,2=4
    2,3=5
    2,4=6
    2,5=7
    2,6=8
    ----------------------------------
    3,1=4
    3,2=5
    3,3=6
    3,4=7
    3,5=8
    3,6=9
    -----------------------------------------
    4,1=5
    4,2=6
    4,3=7
    4,4=8
    4,5=9
    4,6=10
    -----------------------------------------
    5,1=6
    5,2=7
    5,3=8
    5,4=9
    5,5=10
    5,6=11
    --------------------------------------------
    6,1=7
    6,2=8
    6,3=9
    6,4=10
    6,5=11
    6,6=12

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