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If a die is thrown, there are two possible outcomes−−an odd number or an even number. Therefore, the probability of getting an odd number is 1/2. - Mathematics

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Which of the following arguments are correct and which are not correct? Give reasons for your answer.

If a die is thrown, there are two possible outcomes, an odd number or an even number. Therefore, the probability of getting an odd number is 1/2.

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Solution

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When a dice is thrown, the possible outcomes are 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. Out of these, 1, 3, 5 are odd and 2, 4, 6 are even numbers.

Therefore, the probability of getting an odd number is 1/2

Concept: Probability - A Theoretical Approach
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NCERT Class 10 Maths
Chapter 15 Probability
Exercise 15.1 | Q 25.2 | Page 311
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