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What is the probability of rolling a number greater than 2 twice in a row on a fair six-sided die, with each of the numbers 1– 6 on each side?

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$

B. $$\frac{5}{18}$$

C. $$\frac{4}{9}$$

D. $$\frac{5}{9}$$

E. $$\frac{2}{3}$$

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1st throw probability of getting greater than or equal to 3= 4/6
2nd throw probability of getting greater than or equal to 3= 4/6
Therefore total probability= 4*4/6*6= 4/9

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Bunuel wrote:
What is the probability of rolling a number greater than 2 twice in a row on a fair six-sided die, with each of the numbers 1– 6 on each side?

A. $$\frac{1}{4}$$

B. $$\frac{5}{18}$$

C. $$\frac{4}{9}$$

D. $$\frac{5}{9}$$

E. $$\frac{2}{3}$$

>2 = 4 /6 = 2/3
twice = 4/9
IMO C
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