Chani B.

asked • 10/29/15

What are the odds you'll roll a 5 and a 6 in one roll with 5 dice?

I know the odds of rolling one 6 in 5 dice is 1-(5/6)^5 divided by (5/6)^5 which is 3/2. 
But to get the 6 and the 5 would I just do (4/6)^5 instead?

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Arnold F. answered • 10/29/15

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Stefan F.

Short and elegant. Great answer.

Only thing is that (2/3) should also have exponent 5:

P(5 and 6)=1 - (5/6)- (5/6)+ (2/3)5


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