Q. 74.4( 10 Votes )

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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