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Probability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.

 

Puzzle ID:#44413
Fun:** (2.05)
Difficulty:*** (2.11)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:shenqiangAcn****!!

 

 

 



Which is more likely to happen?

1) Roll a fair die 4 times and get at least one 1;
2) Roll 2 fair dice 24 times and get at least one "double 1".


Hint

They seem to be equal, but they aren't.
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