can someone show me how to do second part and third part please?

i really have no idea how to start it. Attachment 31299

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- Jul 16th 2014, 01:53 AMdelsoprobability of conditional events
can someone show me how to do second part and third part please?

i really have no idea how to start it. Attachment 31299 - Jul 16th 2014, 07:26 AMJeffMRe: probability of conditional events
There are two problems with your question

First, part 2 and part 3 are invisible in your image. In fact, not even all your answers to part 1 are visible.

Second, even for part 1 you show no work, just answers. It is impossible for us to know what you are thinking when you just show answers. - Jul 16th 2014, 10:17 AMSlipEternalRe: probability of conditional events
Write out all triples that sum to 5:

(1,1,3), (1,3,1), (3,1,1)

(1,2,2), (2,1,2), (2,2,1)

There are no other triples that sum to 5. How many triples are possible? There are six possible rolls for each die. So, there are possible triples. Hence, . Then, is the number of outcomes (among the six triples whose sum is five) that have a one in the third position. I count three. So, . - Jul 16th 2014, 02:16 PMdelsoRe: probability of conditional events
sorry. i mean i manaed to get the ans for P(G2 n R3) only, but not for the rest. for P(G2 n R3) , as there're is 6 possible outcome for event G2 , but we need only 1 so 1/6 , for event R3 , there're is 6 possible outcome for it. so 1/6 x 1/6 = 1/36.... can you show me how to get and please? thanks..

- Jul 16th 2014, 07:06 PMdelsoRe: probability of conditional events
thanks. i am able to solve the previous part using the same reasoning as in your post.