What is the probability that the sum of the two dice is greater on the second roll?
By symmetry, the probability that the second die is higher than the first must be the same as the probability that the first die is higher than the second, and hence, both have probability 1/2*(5/6) = 5/12.
When a die is rolled twice there are possible outcomes?
Answer: So I know that rolling a fair six-sided die twice would mean the total possible outcomes would be 36, and rolling the same number twice would be 2/36 or 1/18 approx.
What is the probability of rolling a 5 twice in a row?
The probability of rolling any number twice in a row is 1/6, because there are six ways to roll a specific number twice in a row (6 x 1/36).
What is the probability of rolling a 1 and then a 2 on a six sided dice?
Based on this, you correctly conclude that a one and a two occurs with probability 236, or 118.
What is the probability of getting a total of 7 on the two dice?
Probabilities for the two dice
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What is the probability of rolling two even numbers?
P(E)=636=16. Probability of two different even numbers = Probability of both even * Probability of both different given they are both even. Probability of both even is 12×12=14.
What is the probability of rolling a 5 or flipping heads?
Probability for tossing on heads=0.5 Probability of rolling on odd number on die (1 or 3 or 5)=0.5 As per addition rule (A union B, A or B) that is 0.5+0.5=1 that seems impossible.
What is the probability of flipping tails and rolling a six?
: When you flip a coin there are two possible outcomes (heads or tails) and when you roll a die there are six outcomes(1 to 6). Putting these together means you have a total of 2×6=12 outcomes.
What is the probability of flipping tails and rolling a five?
Assuming the coin is fair, the probability of tossing tails is 12 (because there are two, equally likely options). Therefore, to get the probability of rolling a 5 AND tossing tails, you multiply (16) by (12) , and get the answer (112) .