# Two dice are thrown simultaneously, the probability of obtaining a total score of 5 is

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Two dice are thrown simultaneously, the probability of obtaining a total score of 5 is

(1) 1/12

(2) 1/6

(3) 1/18

(4) 1/9

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Correct option (4) 1/9

Explanation:

n(S) = 36

Favourable outcomes : (1, 4), (4, 1), (3, 2), (2, 3)

Required probability 4/36 = 1/9.