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Old 11-25-2006   #1
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A fair dice is being rolled. What is the probability that a six appears in at most n attempts?

 
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A fair dice is being rolled. What is the probability that a six appears in at most n attempts?

i'm not sure, but i think it is the same probability as when the dice is being rolloed once (here's your hint!)

So the question is basically what's the probability of you rolling a 6 ?
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Old 11-25-2006   #3
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or it might be n/6 (lol) but i think my first answer is better
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Old 11-25-2006   #4
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Well, i feel the answer is {1-1/(6^n)}
 
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isn't 1-1=0
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Old 12-02-2006   #6
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and the probability is not 0

wa i right?
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1 over 6
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that's what i said
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oh i just looked at the questiion and answered
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Well, i feel the answer is {1-1/(6^n)}
\\i know thats wrong how did u get that?
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