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    Probability question

    Hello,

    "let's throw a dice 3 times in a row, what's the probablitity that every throw gives me number 3?"

    I think that it is 1/18 (5%) but I wonder if it's true?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tomahawk233 View Post
    Hello,

    "let's throw a dice 3 times in a row, what's the probablitity that every throw gives me number 3?"

    I think that it is 1/18 (5%) but I wonder if it's true?
    The probability of rolling a 3 on a six-sided die is 1/6. So, the probability of rolling three 3's is (1/6)*(1/6)*(1/6) = 1/216
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