# dice problem.

• February 18th 2011, 04:35 PM
jacks
dice problem.
Two fair dice are rolled simultaneously .one of the dice shows $4$ then the probability of other dice showing $6$ is equal to.
• February 18th 2011, 04:38 PM
e^(i*pi)
Rolling dice is independent so the outcome of the first roll does not affect the second. Now what do you know about a fair die?
• February 18th 2011, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by jacks
Two fair dice are rolled simultaneously .one of the dice shows $4$ then the probability of other dice showing $6$ is equal to.

14, 24, 34, 44, 54, 64, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46 are the ways the fours can be rolled.
Only 2 of these 11 pairs contains 6.