# A Die is Thrown Once. What is the Probability of Getting an Odd Number? - Mathematics

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A die is thrown once. What is the probability of getting an odd number?

#### Solution

A dice is thrown once

TO FIND: Probability of getting an odd number.

Total number on a dice is 6.

Odd numbers on a dice are 1, 3 and 5

Total number of odd numbers on dice is 3

"We know that PROBABILITY" = "Number of favourable event"/"Total number of event"

"Hence probability of an odd number" =3/6=1/2

"Hence probability of getting an odd number "=1/2

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Probability
Q 6 | Page 34