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    Cardinality

    The cardinality of the sample space of a probability experiment that records the numbers on the upper faces of three dice after they become stationary equals...

    1. 120

    2. 64

    3. 216

    4. Not enough information

    5. None of the above
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    Re: Cardinality

    Hey jsweston828.

    Just to clarify, what do you mean by stationary?
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    Re: Cardinality

    Quote Originally Posted by jsweston828 View Post
    The cardinality of the sample space of a probability experiment that records the numbers on the upper faces of three dice after they become stationary equals...
    1. 120 2. 64 3. 216 4. Not enough information 5. None of the above
    The answer depends upon how one reads the question
    If we read it as how many triples are there then 6^3.

    If we read it as the sum of the faces then 3,~4,\cdots,~18 or 16~.
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