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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How about 5 dice?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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295/432.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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So, what now?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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How about for 50?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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0.80492350924497374936...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct. Now for the original problem?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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0.86881091671669455828...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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That is correct. You were unable to get the exact answer?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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I have the exact answer, it is just very big.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Okay, then you are done. Very good work!

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Well, why did you say earlier that my answer is incorrect?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Because your first answer was incorrect.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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Ah, yes, it was. But I am not getting your exact answer...

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What is your exact answer?

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**Fruityloop****Member**- Registered: 2009-05-18
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This is back a few pages..

Now supposing 2 die had faces of 2,4,6,8,10,12 and 2 other die had faces of 1,3,5,7,9,11.

All four die are thrown once. What is the probability of them summing to 20 or more?

Is it 545/648?

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That is correct.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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bobbym wrote:

That is correct. You were unable to get the exact answer?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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What is the question?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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The same it's been at least 2 pages. It's your non-prime sum of 1000 dice problem

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Non prime sum? What kind of a madman would ask that?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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You would, it seems.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You already got that answer back in post #342.

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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That one wasn't correct.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

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