0 votes
in Mathematics by (66.2k points)

Two dice are thrown simultaneously at random. Find the probability of getting a sum of eight.

1 Answer

+1 vote
by (58.5k points)
selected by
Best answer

Of all those outcomes, the ones for which a + b = 8 are: 

2+ 6, 3 +5, 4 +4, 5 +3, 6 +2 or 5 outcomes

P = 5/36 

Welcome to Sarthaks eConnect: A unique platform where students can interact with teachers/experts/students to get solutions to their queries. Students (upto class 10+2) preparing for All Government Exams, CBSE Board Exam, ICSE Board Exam, State Board Exam, JEE (Mains+Advance) and NEET can ask questions from any subject and get quick answers by subject teachers/ experts/mentors/students.