# What is the probability of rolling two six sided dice and getting a sum of 6?

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Total Number of combinations Probability
6 5 13.89%
7 6 16.67%
8 5 13.89%
9 4 11.11%

## What is the probability of obtaining a sum of 6?

Probability of getting a total of 6 = 5/36.

## What is the theoretical probability of rolling a sum of 6?

There are 36 possible outcomes in rolling two six-sided cubes. Of those 36 possibilities, five of them result in a sum of 6 .

## What is the probability of getting a 6 on two dice?

When you roll two dice, you have a 30.5 % chance at least one 6 will appear.

## When two dice are rolled what is the probability of getting a sum of 5 or 6?

Each dice has six combinations which are independent. Therefore the number of possible outcomes will be 6*6 = 36. The probability of rolling a pair of dice whose numbers add to 5 is 4/36 = 1/9.

## When two fair six-sided dice are rolled How many ways are there to get a sum of 3 or 6?

For two fair-sided dice, there are 36 equally likely possible outcomes: 1–1, 1–2, … 6–6. Of those 36 outcomes, there are two that will give a sum of 3: 1–2, 2–1. So, the probability you’re looking for is 2/36.

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