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# Odds Oddities

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Puzzle ID: #18290

Submitted By: wizecracker55 Corrected By: Winner4600

Submitted By: wizecracker55 Corrected By: Winner4600

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

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?

[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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