Basic probability question: dice

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Basic probability question: dice

If i have six dice, what is the percentage chance (probability) that i roll all 1's?

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Re: Basic probability question: dice

I think ((1/6)^6)*100%
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Re: Basic probability question: dice

1/46656
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Re: Basic probability question: dice

bigh0rt wrote:1/46656

how did you arrive at that answer?
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Re: Basic probability question: dice

The probability of rolling a 1 on 1 die is obviously 1/6. If you want a 1 on 2 dice, it's 1/6*1/6. 3 dice, 1/6*1/6*1/6, or (1/6)^3. Your'e looking for 6 dice, so it's (1/6)^6. If you wanted it as a percent, you multiply this by 100...

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bigh0rt wrote:1/46656

6*6*6*6*6*6
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Re: Basic probability question: dice

bigken117 wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:1/46656

6*6*6*6*6*6

ah, now that i can understand. thanks, fellas!
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You're welcome.
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Metroid wrote:You're welcome.

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