Asked Apr 19, 2019
A single die is rolled one time. Find the probability of rolling a number greater than
or less than
The probability is_?
​(Simplify your​ answer.)

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When a die is rolled once, the sample space of all possible outcomes is: {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}.

For this problem, it is assumed that the die is fair, that is, the 6 outcomes are all equally likely, each with probability 1/6, so that the sum is: 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 + 1/6 = 1.

There is only 1 possible outcome greater than 5, which...

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