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Best Answer superprismatic, 16 April 2013 - 09:44 PM

Whoops!  I overlooked the word "consecutive".

 

Spoiler for I now get

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 05:03 PM

Two students play a game based on the total roll of two standard dice. Student A says that a 12 will be rolled first. Student B says that two consecutive 7s will be rolled first. The students keep rolling until one of them wins. What is the probability that A will win?


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:11 PM

Spoiler for I think


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:17 PM

Spoiler for is it


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 06:38 PM

Spoiler for I calculate it to be


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:42 PM

All good guesses but not quite.    Dark Magician is closest.


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 09:44 PM   Best Answer

Whoops!  I overlooked the word "consecutive".

 

Spoiler for I now get


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 09:53 PM

Spoiler for on second thought...


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Posted 16 April 2013 - 10:12 PM

Spoiler for on second thought...

 Closer but Superprismatic was more exact.


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