Question

# you roll two fair 6-sided dice. what is the probability that the sum of the numbers on the dice facing up add up to 3?

Answer

1/36

- Q: What are the possible sums of two dice? A: The possible sums of two dice range from 2 to 12.
- Q: How many ways can you roll a sum of 3? A: There is only one way to roll a sum of 3: by rolling a 1 and a 2.
- Q: How many possible outcomes are there when rolling two dice? A: There are 6x6=36 possible outcomes.
- Q: What is the probability of rolling a sum of 3? A: The probability of rolling a sum of 3 is 1/36.