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    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
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    Hello winsome
    Quote Originally Posted by winsome View Post
    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
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