# Two fair dice are thrown,what is the probability of getting two odd numbers?

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Jun 28, 2018

#### Explanation:

The two dice are independent, i.e. the result of one die does not infuence the result of the other.

In this case, the probability of a complex event is the product of the probabilities of the simple events.

For every die, there are

So, the probability that this happens with both dice is

In this case, it is actually easy to enumerate the "good" outcomes: there are

And in fact,