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What is the probability of getting a sum 8 from two throws of a dice?


  1. none

  2. 1/7

  3. 1/8

  4. 5/36

  5. 1/6


Solution

The correct option is D

5/36


In two throws of a die, (S) = (6 x 6) = 36

Let E = event of getting a sum = {(3, 5), (4, 4), (5, 3), (6, 2), (2, 6)}.

  P(E) = 536.

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