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# A and B throw a pair of dice. If A throws 9, find B’s chance of throwing a higher number.

Answer :

**Given: **A and B throw a pair of dice. A throws 9.**To find: ** B’s chance of throwing a higher number.**Solution:**

Sample space of throwing a pair of dice is:

Sample space, n(S) = 36

let E be the number of events of getting sum higher than 9 i.e getting 10,11 and 12.

The pairs are:

then n(E) = 6

We know:

So,

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