Two dice are tossed. The probability that the total score is a prime number is:

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

Clearly, n(S) = (6 x 6) = 36.

Let E = Event that the sum is a prime number.

Then E = {(1, 1), (1, 2), (1, 4), (1, 6), (2, 1), (2, 3), (2, 5), (3, 2), (3, 4), (4, 1), (4, 3), (5, 2), (5, 6), (6, 1), (6, 5) }

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM