QA – Placement Quizzes | Probability | Question 11

What is the probability of getting a sum of 9 from two throws of a dice?
(A) 1/3
(B) 1/6
(C) 1/9
(D) 1/12


Answer: (C)

Explanation: Total number of outcomes = 6 * 6 = 36.
Total number of favorable outcomes = (3, 6), (4, 5), (5, 4) (6, 3) = 4.
Therefore, required probability = 4/36 = 1/9.


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