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    The Multiplication Rules


    hi can anyone help

    A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jickjoker View Post
    A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos?
    Well the probability of getting two fives in two rolls is \left(\dfrac{1}{6}\right)^2.
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    6*6*6*6*6=1 in 7776

    the book im reading says the answer is 1 in 32 ?
    probabilty demystified by bluman
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    Quote Originally Posted by jickjoker View Post
    A die is rolled five times. What is the probability of getting 5 twos?[/LEFT]
    The answer to that question is \left(\dfrac{1}{6}\right)^5.
    I don't care what the book says.
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    Hello, jickjoker!

    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.

    . . \boxed{\begin{array}{c}\text{A coin is tossed 5 times.} \\<br />
\text{What is the probability of getting 5 Heads?} \end{array}}

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