Probability

if two dice are rolled what is the probability that the sum of the dots on the upwards faces is 8?

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  1. possible outcomes
    1 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    2 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    3 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    4 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    5 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    6 | 1 2 3 4 5 6
    of those 36, 5 of them add to 8

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