## A probability problem

For the discussion of math. Duh.

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sportsracer48
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### A probability problem

If I roll a siх sided die siх times, what is the probability оf getting a 6?

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### Re: A probability problem

An easier question for you:

If you roll a 6 sided fair dice 6 times, what's the probability you *won't* get a 6?

sportsracer48
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### Re: A probability problem

that's what I was thinking. The answer is (5/6)^6, which is about 33%

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### Re: A probability problem

So what does that mean about the other 67% of the time?

sportsracer48
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### Re: A probability problem

yay! I was right! This actually wasn't for school, I'm just such a nerd that I thought about it in my own time.