   Chapter 14.CR, Problem 32E ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

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Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

# Rolling Dice Two dice are rolled. Find the probability of each outcome. (a) The dice show the same numbers. (b) The dice show different numbers.

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability of getting same numbers on both the dice.

Explanation

Approach:

The probability of event E is given by,

P(E)=n(E)n(S)

The sample space of an event is given by,

S=(number of possible outcomes)number of repetitions

Calculation:

The sample space for when two dice are rolled is,

S=62=36

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability of getting different numbers on the both dice.

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