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Two Dice, one red and one white are rolled, what is the probability that the white die turns up a smaller than the red die ?

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    36 possibilities total
    white = 1 ---> 5 with white smaller
    white = 2 --> 4
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    .
    .
    white = 5 --> 1

    In other words
    5+4+3+2+1 = 15 out of 36
    15/36 = .417

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