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Genuine

  • 3 years ago

The six faces of a dice are numbered -3, -2, -1, 0, 1 and 2. If the dice is rolled twice and the two numbers are multiplied together, what is the probability that the result is a negative?

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  1. Hashir
    • 3 years ago
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    use the possibility diagram

  2. Genuine
    • 3 years ago
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    I dont know what that is :/

  3. pramesh
    • 3 years ago
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    no other option..learn the possiblity diagram tree!!

  4. Hashir
    • 3 years ago
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    no need for tree possibility diagram is enough

  5. sallysmi
    • 3 years ago
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    your diagram would look like this: first roll --> second roll --> (+ or -) --> + --> + + --> - --> - --> + --> - - --> - --> + so you have a 50% chance of getting a negative number

  6. 8124242246
    • 3 years ago
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    The answer is (1/6) * (3/6) = 1/12

  7. Genuine
    • 3 years ago
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    @8124242246; your answer is different to sallysim's

  8. sallysmi
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm not sure why the 1/6 is there in their answer. Since the question only asks if the product will be positive or negative only the signs on the numbers count.

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