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Two dice are tossed simultaneously. What's the probability

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Two dice are tossed simultaneously. What's the probability that the total score is not more than 3?

A. \(\frac{1}{6}\)

B. \(\frac{1}{12}\)

C. \(\frac{1}{16}\)

D. \(\frac{1}{26}\)

E. \(\frac{1}{3}\)

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Two dice are tossed simultaneously. What's the probability that the total score is not more than 3?

A. \(\frac{1}{6}\)

B. \(\frac{1}{12}\)

C. \(\frac{1}{16}\)

D. \(\frac{1}{26}\)

E. \(\frac{1}{3}\)


Probability of total not more than 3 = Probability of getting sum 2 or 3

Cases for sum 2 = (1,1) = 1
Cases for sum 3 = (1,2) (2,1) = 2

Total possible outcomes = 6*6 = 36

Probability = 3/36 = 1/12

Answer: Option B
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