Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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A Die is Rolled, Then the Probability that a Number 1 Or 6 May Appear is (A) 2/3 (B) 5/6 (C) 1/3 (D) 1/2 - Mathematics

MCQ

A die is rolled, then the probability that a number 1 or 6 may appear is

Options

  • 2/3

  •  5/6

  • 1/3

  •  1/2

     
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Solution

1/3

Total number of sample space, S = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6}
∴ n(S) = 6
Let A be the event of getting the number 1 or 6.
A = {1, 6}
i.e. n(A) = 2
Hence, required probability = \[\frac{n\left( A \right)}{n\left( S \right)} = \frac{2}{6} = \frac{1}{3}\]

 

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RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 33 Probability
Q 11 | Page 72
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