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In a throw of a pair of dice, the probability of the same number on each die is

(a) 1/6Β  Β  (b) 1/3 Β  Β Β  Β Β  Β (c) 1/2 Β  Β Β  Β Β Β Β Β  (d) 5/6

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Question 18 In a throw of a pair of dice, the probability of the same number on each die is (a) 1/6 (b) 1/3 (c) 1/2 (d) 5/6 Total Number of outcomes = 36 Number of outcomes where same number on each die = 6 Probability that same number on each die = (π‘π‘’π‘šπ‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘œπ‘“ π‘œπ‘’π‘‘π‘π‘œπ‘šπ‘’π‘  π‘€β„Žπ‘’π‘Ÿπ‘’ π‘ π‘Žπ‘šπ‘’ π‘›π‘’π‘šπ‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘œπ‘› π‘’π‘Žπ‘β„Ž 𝑑𝑖𝑒)/(π‘‡π‘œπ‘‘π‘Žπ‘™ π‘›π‘’π‘šπ‘π‘’π‘Ÿ π‘œπ‘“ π‘œπ‘’π‘‘π‘π‘œπ‘šπ‘’π‘ ) = 6/36 = 𝟏/πŸ” So, correct answer is (a)

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