Even number = that number is added to your score

Odd number = that number subtracted from your score

What is the expected value of a single roll of the die, and how is it calculated?

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- Jul 18th 2006, 08:17 PMzosoroll of the die
Even number = that number is added to your score

Odd number = that number subtracted from your score

What is the expected value of a single roll of the die, and how is it calculated? - Jul 18th 2006, 08:25 PMQuickQuote:

Originally Posted by**zoso**

I'll show you...

note: is the amount of points you'll get when you roll a 1

average is:

and that is the expected outcome for a single roll of the die. Yes I know it's impossible to get that number with a die, but that's the best math has to offer. - Jul 18th 2006, 08:26 PMmalaygoelQuote:

Originally Posted by**zoso**

Malay - Jul 18th 2006, 08:31 PMQuickQuote:

Originally Posted by**malaygoel**

- Jul 18th 2006, 08:40 PMmalaygoelQuote:

Originally Posted by**Quick**

Hence expected value=

Malay - Jul 18th 2006, 08:41 PMzosoQuote:

Originally Posted by**Quick**

- Jul 18th 2006, 08:43 PMQuickQuote:

Originally Posted by**malaygoel**

- Jul 18th 2006, 08:46 PMmalaygoelQuote:

Originally Posted by**Quick**

Yes, if it is to be subtracted. then the answer is 0.5.

Malay - Jul 18th 2006, 08:48 PMmalaygoelQuote:

Originally Posted by**zoso**

Extend it.

Try for double throw of dice.

Malay