# A Die is Thrown Once. Find the Probability of Getting: a Prime Number - Mathematics

Sum

A die is thrown once. Find the probability of getting:

a prime number

#### Solution

Total outcomes = 6
i.e., 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Favourable outcomes = 3

i.e. 2,3,5

P(E) = 3/6 = 1/2

Concept: Basic Ideas of Probability
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#### APPEARS IN

Selina Concise Mathematics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 23 Probability
Exercise 23 | Q 17.1 | Page 259