Brain Game: Rollin', Rollin', Rollin'

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In the betting game known as craps, the player starts by rolling two dice and combining their values. On the first roll, 7 or 11 is an automatic win (a "pass"), while a roll of 2, 3, or 12 is an automatic loss ("craps"). Every other roll is called a "point" and allows the roller to keep rolling in an effort to match that point.

On the first roll of the dice,
what are the odds of a craps roller
rolling a point instead of a pass or craps?

Here is the SOLUTION.

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May 10, 2012 - 3:30am
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