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## How do you roll dice without dice?

How To Generate Random Dice Rolls Without Dice

1. Use the random number key in a calculator.
3. Open to random pages from big fat book (using the last number)
4. Spinners.
5. Draw pieces of paper with numbers on them from a bag, hat, or coffee mug.
6. Write a computer software program.
7. A deck of playing cards.

## What do you do if you don’t have dice?

Cards! Cards can be drawn for dice rolls, allowing the desired distribution of numbers and reducing unpredictable probabilities which can be associated with dice rolls. See also, Candyland and Sorry!

## What shape is a d30?

The d30 is one of those, as is a different version of a d12, a shape known as a rhombic dodecahedron. These two are shown below. The rhombic dodecahedron has the curious property that its shape can be used to perfectly fill a volume in three-dimensional space.

## Are all dice the same?

A die (plural “dice”) is a solid with markings on each of its faces. The faces are usually all the same shape, making Platonic solids and Archimedean duals the obvious choices. The die can be “rolled” by throwing it in the air and allowing it to come to rest on one of its faces.

## What is inside a dice?

Most dice are made with a thermoset plastic. One plastic that meets all of these requirements is polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA). Cellulose based plastics are also used. Since the polymer, which makes up the bulk of the plastic is typically colorless, colorants are added to make the dice more appealing.

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