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Meyer rolls two fair, ordinary dice with the numbers 1,2,3,4,5,6 on their sides. What is the probability that at least one of the dice shows a square number?

 Mar 7, 2022
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36 possible rolls

 1   x

 4   x

  x  1

 x   4         where x = 1-6      less  the  1-1  4-4 counted twice    =    22 rolls out of 36

 Mar 7, 2022
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**** edit *****     corrected !

 

 

36 possible rolls

 1   x

 4   x

  x  1

 x   4         where x = 1-6      less  the  1-1  4-4 counted twice     AND the  1-4   4-1   counted twice   =    20 rolls out of 36         (Thanx, Alan !)

ElectricPavlov  Mar 7, 2022

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