# A fair die is tossed five times. What is the probability of tossing a 6 exactly three

• March 8th 2010, 10:15 PM
winsome
A fair die is tossed five times. What is the probability of tossing a 6 exactly three
A fair die is tossed five times. What is the probability of tossing a 6 exactly three
times.
• March 8th 2010, 11:32 PM
Hello winsome
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Originally Posted by winsome
A fair die is tossed five times. What is the probability of tossing a 6 exactly three
times.

This is an example of a Binomial Distribution. The answer is:
$\binom53(\tfrac16)^3(\tfrac56)^2$