You are playing a game involving three dice. You can choose to bet on any number from 1 to 6.
I'll roll the three dice. If:
- none shows your number, you lose $1
- one shows your number, you win $1
- two show your number, you win $3
- three show your number, you win $5
What is the expected value of this game?
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