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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Which number (that is, total) is most likely to appear when four dice(s) are cast?

Try answering orally first.

Later, check with paper and pencil, if necessary, to find out whther what you had initially in your mind is right?

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**Toast****Real Member**- Registered: 2006-10-08
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I guessed

, dunno why. I'll check it later...Offline

**kylekatarn****Member**- Registered: 2005-07-24
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*Last edited by kylekatarn (2007-02-05 01:23:10)*

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**mathsyperson****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-22
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Why did the vector cross the road?

It wanted to be normal.

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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I haven't worked it out yet, on paper...but I thought the same way mathsyperson did...and in all likelyhood, that is the right answer

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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**pi man****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-06
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*Last edited by pi man (2007-02-20 09:35:10)*

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**Kurre****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-18
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i guessed on:

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Straight of the top of my head:

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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Very logical! Very good thinking, MathsIsFun!

It is no good to try to stop knowledge from going forward. Ignorance is never better than knowledge - Enrico Fermi.

Nothing is better than reading and gaining more and more knowledge - Stephen William Hawking.

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