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February 4th, 2014, 07:11 PM   #1
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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...
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Re: Probability problem [help!!!!]

I get 9/43. Oops! Make that 5/24.
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Re: Probability problem [help!!!!]

Hello, p99410!

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Three dice are rolled. What is the probbability 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.

You probably made the same mistake that I did.















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February 5th, 2014, 08:17 AM   #4
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Re: Probability problem [help!!!!]

Thanks! I got it.
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