# What is the probability that you will get a sum of 7 when you roll a pair of dice?

Jul 17, 2016

~~17%

#### Explanation:

A sum of 7 can be achieved the following ways.

5 and 2
2 and 5
4 and 3
3 and 4
6 and 1
1 and 6

There are ${6}^{2} = 36$ possible outcomes and 6 ways to obtain the sum of 7 so 6/36 ~~ 17%