# Frequent question: How many ways can you roll a pair of dice to get a sum of 6?

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## How many possible ways are there to roll a 6 number of ways to roll a 6?

The colors of the body of the table illustrate the number of ways to throw each total. The probability of throwing any given total is the number of ways to throw that total divided by the total number of combinations (36).

Probabilities for the two dice.

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

## How many combinations of 6 dice are there?

6 dice have 46656 (6x6x6x6x6x6) combinations.

## What is the probability of rolling a sum of 4 on a standard pair of six sided dice?

Now we can see that the sum 4 will be rolled with probability 3/36 = 1/12, and the sum 5 with probability 4/36 = 1/9. Below you can check our random “roll of dice” generator. It will count for you the total number of rolls and the total for each sum.

## What is the probability of getting a sum of 5 6 or 7 when rolling two six sided fair dice?

Hence there are 11 outcomes (of the total of 36 outcomes) which give us the desired output. Hence probability of getting a sum of 6 or 7 is 1136 .

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

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

## What is the ratio of rolling a 2 to rolling a 5?

Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table

Roll a… Probability
2 1/36 (2.778%)
3 2/36 (5.556%)
4 3/36 (8.333%)
5 4/36 (11.111%)