one die has 6 words (i'm gonna use numbers though)

1

2

3

4

5

6

now, if you throw 2 dice, you get the following combinations:

(assume you roll 1 on the first die)

1 and 1

1 and 2

1 and 3

1 and 4

1 and 5

1 and 6

so if you roll 1 on the first die, you get the 6 possible combinations above. if you instead roll 2 on the first die you get another 6 possibilities, and another 6 when you roll 3 on the first die, and again on 4, and on 5, and on 6. did you catch it? throwing an additional die takes all the previously existing combinations, and multiplies them by 6

so while it's obvious that 1 die gives 6 possible outcomes, 2 dice will give the same 6, but MULTIPLIED by 6 (so 6^2)

three dice will give that same 6^2 but MULTIPLIED by 6, for a total of 6^3

4 dice --> 6^4

5 dice --> 6^5

6 dice (your question) --> 6^6

hope this helps!

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