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You and a friend roll a pair of dice. The game is over either when you receive a sum of nine or when your friend receives a sum of six. Assume that you start first. What is the probability that you win.
Note: For any round, if you receive a sum that is not nine AND your friend receives a number that is not six. The game moves to the next round.
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