hi can anyone help

A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos?

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- Feb 15th 2011, 11:41 AMjickjokerThe Multiplication Rules

hi can anyone help

A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos? - Feb 15th 2011, 11:46 AMPlato
- Feb 15th 2011, 11:52 AMjickjoker
6*6*6*6*6=1 in 7776

the book im reading says the answer is 1 in 32 ?

probabilty demystified by bluman - Feb 15th 2011, 11:55 AMPlato
- Feb 15th 2011, 02:57 PMSoroban
Hello, jickjoker!

Quote:

The book im reading says the answer is 1 in 32.

Maybe you're looking at the wrong answer?

If that is indeed the book's answer,*throw away that book!*

Their answer is for a different problem.

. . $\displaystyle \boxed{\begin{array}{c}\text{A coin is tossed 5 times.} \\

\text{What is the probability of getting 5 Heads?} \end{array}}$