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## What is the probability of rolling a 5 and a 6 with two dice?

6 Sided Dice probability (worked example for two dice). Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table. Single die roll probability tables.

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Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table.

Roll a… | Probability |
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4 | 3/36 (8.333%) |

5 | 4/36 (11.111%) |

6 | 5/36 (13.889%) |

7 | 6/36 (16.667%) |

## What is the probability of rolling 5 dice and getting all sixes?

Now, consider the five dice. Each die is independent, so the probability of getting all sixes is simply **(11/36)5**.

## What is the probability of getting 5 when two dice are thrown together?

The probability of obtaining a total score of 5 is 1) 1/9 2) 1/18 3) 1/36 4) 1/12. Therefore, the required probability = 4/ 36 = **1/9**.

## What is the probability of 2 dice?

Probabilities for the two dice

Total | Number of combinations | Probability |
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2 | 1 |
2.78% |

3 | 2 | 5.56% |

4 | 3 | 8.33% |

5 | 4 | 11.11% |

## What is the probability that if we roll 2 dice the sum is 7?

For each of the possible outcomes add the numbers on the two dice and count how many times this sum is 7. If you do so you will find that the sum is 7 for 6 of the possible outcomes. Thus the sum is a 7 in 6 of the 36 outcomes and hence the probability of rolling a 7 is **6/36 = 1/6**.

## What are the chances of rolling 6 sixes on a dice?

So to get a 6 when rolling a six-sided die, probability = 1 ÷ 6 = 0.167, or **16.7 percent chance**. So to get two 6s when rolling two dice, probability = 1/6 × 1/6 = 1/36 = 1 ÷ 36 = 0.0278, or 2.78 percent.

## What is the probability of getting the same number on 5 dice?

There are five dice, so whatever the first die rolls there is a **1/6 chance** that the second die is the same number. If that occurs, there’s a 1/6 chance that the third die is the same, ditto the fourth and the fifth. So probability of Yahztee in one roll is 1/6 x 1/6 x 1/6 x 1/6 = 1/1296.

## What is the probability of rolling 2 dice and getting a sum of 5?

The probability of rolling a pair of dice whose numbers add to 5 is 4/36 = **1/9**.

## What is the probability formula?

In general, the probability is the ratio of the number of favorable outcomes to the total outcomes in that sample space. It is expressed as, Probability of an **event P(E) = (Number of favorable outcomes) ÷ (Sample space)**.

## What is the probability of rolling a pair of dice and getting a sum of three?

There are no other combinations that sum to 3, so we have 2 out of a total of 36 combinations that sum to 3. Therefore, the answer is 2/36 = **1/18**.