College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321979478
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Probability - 10.3 Assess Your Understanding: 41

Answer

$\frac{6}{36}$ or $\frac{1}{6}$

Work Step by Step

These are the possible pairs of two dice which add up to 7: (1&6), (2&5), (3&4), (4&3), (5&2), (6&1) = 6 pairs There are 36 total combinations for dice. Thus, the probability that the sum of the two dice is 7 is $\frac{6}{36}$ or $\frac{1}{6}$
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