# One Dice

Discussion in 'Probability and Statistics' started by nycmathguy, Jul 6, 2021.

1. ### nycmathguy

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Jack tosses one die. What is the probability of the die landing on 5?

Let me see.

There are 6 numbers on a die: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.
There is only one number 5 on that list.

Let E = landing on 5

So. P(E) = 1/(total numbers listed).

P(E) = 1/6

Yes?

nycmathguy, Jul 6, 2021
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Yes

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3. ### nycmathguy

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This is an easy question. Look for more precalculus questions during the week. I will also post probability questions.

nycmathguy, Jul 6, 2021
4. ### Country Boy

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When I saw the title "One Dice" I was ready to open this thread and scream and shout! But then I saw that in the body you write "die". Well done!

Country Boy, Jan 7, 2022
5. ### MathLover1

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I didn't see "die"

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6. ### Country Boy

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"Jack tosses one die. What is the probability of the die landing on 5?
Let me see.
There are 6 numbers on a die: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6."
Credit where credit is due.

Country Boy, Jan 7, 2022
7. ### nycmathguy

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Seriously?

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8. ### MathLover1

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Seriously, I didn't.

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9. ### nycmathguy

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I don't like the word DIE.

nycmathguy, Jan 8, 2022
10. ### Country Boy

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I don't like the word "fudge"- but I eat it anyway.

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