# What is the probability of getting number 8 when a dice is thrown?

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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 not getting a sum of 8 if a pair of dice is rolled?

The probability of any number occurring is 1 in 36 or 1 / 36. Then the probability an 8 will not occur is: 1 – 5 / 36 or 31 / 36.

## What is the experimental probability that the sum is 8?

Answer: There are 36 outcomes in total. Five of them (2,6), (3,5), (4,4), (5,3) and (6,2) result in sum 8. So, assuming all outcomes are equiprobable, the answer is 5/36.

## What is the probability of rolling a number less than 8 on a fair six sided dice?

On a standard six sided die there are 6 equally likely outcomes; 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Since all of these outcomes are less than 8 the probability is 6/6 = 1, or 100%.

## What is the probability of getting a total of 6 or 8 on a roll of a pair of dice?

Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table

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Roll a… Probability
6 15/36 (41.667%)
7 21/36 (58.333%)
8 26/36 (72.222%)
9 30/36 (83.333%)

## How many ways can we get a sum of 4 or of 8 when two distinguishable dice are rolled?

1. There are 36 possible combinations. 2. You can get an 8 with 6-2, 5-3, 4-4, 3-5 and 2-6.

## How do we calculate probabilities?

How to calculate probability

1. Determine a single event with a single outcome.
2. Identify the total number of outcomes that can occur.
3. Divide the number of events by the number of possible outcomes.

## When a single die is rolled what is the probability of getting a number less than 7?

Answer: the probability of getting a number less than 7 in a throw of dice is 1.

## What is the probability of 1 8?

1 to 8 probability

There is a 11.11 percent probability of a particular outcome and 88.89 percent probability of another outcome.

## What is the most common number to roll with 1 dice?

You can see, only number 7 can be scored in each case, therefore 7 is the most common result, if you roll one dice and then another one. 