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What is the probability of rolling a four in the gambling dice game of craps (given two six sided...

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What is the probability of rolling a four in the gambling dice game of craps (given two six sided dice)?

What is the probability that a player can roll a four 3 times in a row (assume that rolling the dice each time does not affect the outcome of the next roll)?

Probability:

Probability of an event A, denoted by {eq}P(A) {/eq} is the numerical expression of the possibility of occurrence of A. This probability {eq}P(A) {/eq} is calculated as:

{eq}P(A) = \dfrac{Number\;of\;outcomes\;favoring\;the\;event\;A}{Total\;possible\;outcomes} {/eq}

Answer and Explanation:


Given Information:

  • Two six-faced dice are being rolled and the sum of the numbers showing up on both the dice is being recorded.


Let F denote the...

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Probability of Simple, Compound and Complementary Events

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