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Three fair dice are rolled together. What is the probability

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Three fair dice are rolled together. What is the probability of having exactly one six and no fives?
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PS: PROBABILITY13 [#permalink] New post 27 Jun 2003, 00:55
The answer is 2/9

It comes from 3C1*1/6*4/6*4/6
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Re: PS: PROBABILITY13 [#permalink] New post 15 Dec 2006, 06:59
ncprasad wrote:
prashant wrote:
The answer is 2/9

It comes from 3C1*1/6*4/6*4/6


Now, why isn't this 3C1*1/6*5/6*5/6?



only one 6 ....1/6
that means on other dice it should be other then 5 and 6 ..so 4/6
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