Probability - XP Math - Forums

Sign Up FREE! | Sign In | Classroom Setup | Common Core Alignment

 XP Math - Forums Probability
 User Name Remember Me? Password
 Arcade Members List Mark Forums Read

 Thread Tools Display Modes
 11-25-2006 #1 alexmthomas Guest   Posts: n/a Probability A fair dice is being rolled. What is the probability that a six appears in at most n attempts?
11-25-2006   #2
Sillysidley

Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 822

Quote:
 Originally Posted by alexmthomas 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 ?
__________________
.

 11-25-2006 #3 Sillysidley   Join Date: Oct 2006 Posts: 822 or it might be n/6 (lol) but i think my first answer is better __________________ .
 11-25-2006 #4 alexmthomas Guest   Posts: n/a Well, i feel the answer is {1-1/(6^n)}
 11-25-2006 #5 Sillysidley   Join Date: Oct 2006 Posts: 822 isn't 1-1=0 __________________ .
 12-02-2006 #6 Sillysidley   Join Date: Oct 2006 Posts: 822 and the probability is not 0 wa i right? __________________ .
12-02-2006   #7
Scion

Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 437

Quote:
 Originally Posted by alexmthomas Well, i feel the answer is {1-1/(6^n)}
\\i know thats wrong how did u get that?
__________________

 12-03-2006 #8 kickonlanky Guest   Posts: n/a I have really hard homework that I can't post because my friend(s) will our GT teacher
 12-04-2006 #9 strudelboy2 Guest   Posts: n/a [QUOTE=alexmthomas;11090]A fair dice is being rolled. What is the probability that a six appears in at most n attempts? 1 -- 6

 Thread Tools Display Modes Hybrid Mode

 Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not post replies You may not post attachments You may not edit your posts BB code is On Smilies are On [IMG] code is On HTML code is Off Forum Rules
 Forum Jump User Control Panel Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Welcome     XP Math News     Off-Topic Discussion Mathematics     XP Math Games Worksheets     Homework Help     Problems Library     Math Challenges

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:30 AM.

 Contact Us - XP Math - Forums - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
XP Math