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

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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 = (๐‘๐‘ข๐‘š๐‘๐‘’๐‘Ÿ ๐‘œ๐‘“ ๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘ก๐‘๐‘œ๐‘š๐‘’๐‘  ๐‘คโ„Ž๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘’ ๐‘ ๐‘Ž๐‘š๐‘’ ๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘š๐‘๐‘’๐‘Ÿ ๐‘œ๐‘› ๐‘’๐‘Ž๐‘โ„Ž ๐‘‘๐‘–๐‘’)/(๐‘‡๐‘œ๐‘ก๐‘Ž๐‘™ ๐‘›๐‘ข๐‘š๐‘๐‘’๐‘Ÿ ๐‘œ๐‘“ ๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘ก๐‘๐‘œ๐‘š๐‘’๐‘ ) = 6/36 = ๐Ÿ/๐Ÿ” So, correct answer is (a)

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