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ExoticInspirit
 one year ago
In probability what is the difference between finding the product and the sum of a number. For example, I roll 2 dice numbered 16 what is the probability that i get a product of 12? another question for sum is i roll two dice numbered 16 what is the probability i get the sum of 3?
ExoticInspirit
 one year ago
In probability what is the difference between finding the product and the sum of a number. For example, I roll 2 dice numbered 16 what is the probability that i get a product of 12? another question for sum is i roll two dice numbered 16 what is the probability i get the sum of 3?

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ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2How many total possible outcomes are there when you roll 2 dice ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Good, first consider sum of digits = 3

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2it can happen in two ways : 1 + 2 2 + 1 so 2 outcomes are in favor, whats the probability ?

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i know the probability of the sum of 3 would be 1/18 but i dnt know the difference between product and sum and why do they have to subtract 1 to make it 2/36 instead of 3/36 and just simplify

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2are you saying the probability for sum being 3 is 1/18 ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2thats correct, next work the probability for product = 12 how many ways it can happen ?

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok i know the answer i just dont the why they wrote sum and product what is the DIFFERENCE

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2could you please elaborate a bit more, i feel i don't understand ur question properly..

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1whats probability of product

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2how many ways can you get a product of 12 ?

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.22*6 3*4 4*3 6*2 4 favorable outcomes, yes ?

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1is that another way i can find that out besides making a table! OH YEAH THANKS A LOT and it is 4

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes you could also make a table if that is not obvious

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so the probability for getting product of 12 is 4/36

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i know just couldnt figure out another way wow i feel so dumb

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then simplified to 1/9

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so hows this going to help me see the difference

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2not really sure what the question is asking exactly

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1when you draw the table of possible outcomes lets say is the difference that the sum table has no probability of getting a one and the product table does like this dw:1434390963140:dw

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Ahh right, the sum can not be 1 because the minimum sum is 2

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ohh ok so that is one of the rules for probability

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2not rule as such, its just a trivial fact..

exoticinspirit
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1oh ok thanks thats all i needed :)
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