Q. 13 B4.0( 6 Votes )

Two dice are rolled simultaneously and counts are added.

A student argues that ‘there are 11 possible outcomes 2.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.11 and12. Therefore, each of them has a probability Do you agree with this argument? Justify your answer.

Answer :

Sum 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12 have different number of favourable outcomes. As we know total number of outcomes when two dice are thrown is 36. Therefore students argument is wrong.


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