# Frequent question: How can you tell if a metal dice is balanced?

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You can test if they’re balanced or not by putting them in a glass of water and spinning them. If the same number always comes up on top they’re not balanced. If random numbers come up on top every time you roll them in the water they are balanced.

## Are metal dice unbalanced?

But if you or your gamemaster are still concerned about dice imbalance, never fear! … Metal Dice – Because of the way most metal dice are manufactured, they are often more balanced. You won’t have to worry about air bubbles or inclusions in them. They usually contain a solid core, weighing the die as it should be.

## Are dice balanced?

Dice aren’t really “good” or “bad.” Rather, they’re balanced or unbalanced. This means that they can have internal flaws that are messing you up.

## What is an unbalanced dice?

An unbalanced die (with 6 faces, numbered from 1 to 6) is thrown. The probability that the face value is odd is 90% of the probability that the face value is even. The probability of getting any even numbered face is the same.

A loaded die should not land on each of the numbers 1 through 6 an equal percentage of times. The easiest way to tell would be to roll the die many times, perhaps a few hundred, and see if all the numbers occur 1/6th of the time.