# Math Help - Probability Question

1. ## Probability Question

Question:

A red and green die are rolled. What is the probability of getting a sum of six, given that the number on the red die is even?

2. Originally Posted by oldguy
Question:A red and green die are rolled. What is the probability of getting a sum of six, given that the number on the red die is even?
There are eighteen pairs in which the red die is even.
How many of those pairs add to six?

3. I believe (2). The red die can be either a 2 or a 4 (even). So .. the green die can only be a 4 or a 2 to add to 6.

4. Originally Posted by oldguy
I believe (2). The red die can be either a 2 or a 4 (even). So .. the green die can only be a 4 or a 2 to add to 6.
Yes. That is correct!
Don't stop, finish it off.

5. Thanks for the help Plato!