# What is the probability of rolling a prime number on a 12 sided dice numbered 1 to 12?

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Jul 4, 2017

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#### Explanation:

A **prime number** is a number (greater than 1) that has no divisors besides 1 and itself.

When rolling this dice, you could get

The prime numbers are in red. (Remember, 1 is not considered a prime number.)

5 out of 12 of these numbers are prime. Therefore, the probability of rolling a prime number on this dice is