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

 

Puzzle ID:#18290
Fun:*** (2.1)
Difficulty:** (1.33)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:wizecracker55A****
Corrected By:Winner4600

 

 

 



You roll a die 24 times, and the results are as follows:

[1] 6 times
[2] 4 times
[3] 5 times
[4] 3 times
[5] 6 times
[6] 0 times

What are the odds of the twenty fifth die being a six?


Answer

1:5
(probability 1/6)
Dice have no memory, so previous rolls have no bearing on future rolls.

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