# Question: What is the probability of getting a sum of 6 when a pair of dice is rolled?

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## How many ways can you roll two dice and get a sum of 6?

How many total combinations are possible from rolling two dice? Since each die has 6 values, there are 6∗6=36 6 ∗ 6 = 36 total combinations we could get.

What are the most likely outcomes from rolling a pair of dice?

Outcome Probability
6 5/36 = 13.89%
7 6/36 = 16.67%
8 5/36 = 13.89%
9 4/36 = 11.11%

## What is the probability of getting a sum of 6?

Probability of getting a total of 6 = 5/36.

## What is the probability of rolling a sum of six on a standard pair of six sided dice?

For example, if you wanted to know the probability of rolling a 4, or a 7: 3/36 + 6/36 = 9/36.

Two (6-sided) dice roll probability table.

Roll a… Probability
5 10/36 (27.778%)
6 15/36 (41.667%)
7 21/36 (58.333%)
8 26/36 (72.222%)

## How many ways can you get a sum of 6?

Geoff K. There are 10 ways.

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