A fair die is rolled five times and the number of sixes that occur in the five rolls is noted. Find the probability of the first roll being at six and the rest not.

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baxthum8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

Probability of rolling a 6 is `1/6 `

The probability of not rolling a 6 is `5/6 `

` (1/6)(5/6)^5 `

This is approximately 0.067