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What is the probability that the sum of the dice is less than 6 and one die shows a 3?

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May 13, 2012 1:05PM

The probability that the sum of two dice rolled is less than 6 when one die comes out

3 is 2/6 = 1/3, since there are only two outcomes that the second die has so the sum turns out less than 6. these are (2) and (1), each with the probability of occurring of 1/6.