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Two dice are thrown simultaneously. Find the probability of getting an even number as the sum.

A
16
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B
12
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C
56
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D
13
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Solution

The correct option is D 12
Total number of possible cases =36
Favourable cases of getting even number as the sum
={(1,1),(1,3),(1,5),(2,2),(2,4),(2,6),(3,1),(3,3),(3,5),(4,2),(4,4),(4,6),(5,1), (5,3),(5,5),(6,2),(6,4), (6,6)}
Total number of favourable cases =18
P(getting even number as the sum) = 1836=12

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