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# One Out of Six

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Rolling three once on a regular die is 1/6 likely. Rolling three twice in a row on a regular die is 1/36 likely. How likely is it that your next roll on the same die will be a three?

### Hint

This is not the same as asking how likely it is that you'll roll the die three times and get three on all of those rolls.### Answer

It is 1/6 likely.Hide Hint Show Hint Hide Answer Show Answer

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