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posted by Neid .
Mack rolls a 15sided cube 45 times, what would you predict the probability to be of Mack's rolling a number less than 5?

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Damon
The concept of a 15 sided cube startles me.
Did you make this question up yourself? 
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Neid
No, it's a question on a 7th grade Skills Review

To Damon 
Steve
You are right; there's no way a 15sided die could be fair. Even if the area of each face is the same, the angles cannot all be equal, since there is no regular 15hedron.

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Damon
Perhaps they want us to assume it is possible.
4 out of the 15 sides are less than 5
so
about 4/15 in each roll
so in each roll the probability of NOT getting less than 5 is 11/15
so the probability of NEVER getting less than 5 is (11/15)^45
so our answer is
1  (11/15)^45
which is about
1  8.7^7
which is so close to one that you can count on it :)
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