Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Counting and Introduction to Probability - Exercise Set: 17

Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$

Work Step by Step

There are 6 possible outcomes of tossing a single die: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. The numbers greater than 2:, 3, 4, 5, and 6, represent 4 of the 6 possible outcomes, so the probability is 4 out of 6. $\frac{4}{6}=\frac{4\div 2}{6\div 2}=\frac{2}{3}$
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