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Conditional Probability A die is rolled.  Determine the probability that it is a 5...

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Conditional Probability

A die is rolled.  Determine the probability that it is a 5 given that it is greater than 3.

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justaguide | College Teacher | (Level 2) Distinguished Educator

Posted September 5, 2013 at 4:13 AM (Answer #1)

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A die is rolled and it is known that the number turning up is greater than 3. There are 3 possible values that satisfy this condition 4, 5 and 6. The probability that it is a 5 is 1/3.

The required probability is 1/3.

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