For the experiment of tossing a six sided die twice, what is the probability that the sum is odd or prime?

1 Answer
Dec 3, 2017

Answer:

#19/36#

Explanation:

#= P[ "2, 3, 5, 7, 9, or 11 eyes" ]#

#= (1+2+4+6+4+2)/36#
#= 19/36#

# P[ "k eyes (*)"] = {((k-1)/36", 2"<="k"<="7"),((13-k)/36", 7"<="k"<="12"),(" 0 , otherwise (k<2 or k>12)"):}#

#"(*) when tossing twice (or tossing two dice)"#