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February 4th, 2014, 06:11 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Dec 2013 Posts: 31 Thanks: 0  Probability problem [help!!!!]
Three dice are rolled. What is the prob. that the value on two of the dice sum to the value shown on the remaining dice? I got 1/4 over and over but that is not even an option... 
February 4th, 2014, 06:48 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada  The Forest City Posts: 7,923 Thanks: 1123 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond  Re: Probability problem [help!!!!]
I get 9/43. Oops! Make that 5/24.

February 4th, 2014, 08:55 PM  #3  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 408  Re: Probability problem [help!!!!] Hello, p99410! Quote:
You probably made the same mistake that I did.  
February 5th, 2014, 07:17 AM  #4 
Member Joined: Dec 2013 Posts: 31 Thanks: 0  Re: Probability problem [help!!!!]
Thanks! I got it. 

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