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Mary rolls 2 number cubes with sides numbered from 1 to 6.

if she rolls a 3 on one of the cubes , what is the probability that the sum of the numbers facing up on both cubes is greater than or equal to 5? express your answer as a decimal rounded to the nearest hundreth.

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  1. We know what one cube is, so the other cube is what matters
    the second cube has 6 possible outcomes
    1 2 3 4 5 6

    If that result on the second cube is
    2 3 4 5 or 6 , we win
    so 5 good results out of 6 equally likely outcomes.
    5/6 = .83

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    posted by Damon
  2. .83

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    posted by Trent

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