# What is the probability of having a sum of 6 when two dice are tossed?

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## What is the probability of getting the sum of 6?

Probabilities for the two dice

Total Number of combinations Probability
4 3 8.33%
5 4 11.11%
6 5 13.89%
7 6 16.67%

## What is the probability of getting a 5 a 6 or a 7 in a single throw of a pair of dice?

If you want the probabilities of rolling a set of numbers (e.g. a 4 and 7, or 5 and 6), add the probabilities from the table together.

Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table.

Roll a… Probability
4 3/36 (8.333%)
5 4/36 (11.111%)
6 5/36 (13.889%)
7 6/36 (16.667%)

## How many ways can you roll a sum of 6?

Since each die has 6 values, there are 6∗6=36 6 ∗ 6 = 36 total combinations we could get. If you add up the numbers in the total column above, you’ll get 36.

## How many ways can you make a sum of 6?

There are 10 ways.

## How do you calculate a sum?

Divide the product by two. For example divide, 110 by two. This will result in 55. This is the sum of the given numbers.

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