[ubuntu-mono] [Bug 622554] Re: Wrong wording on the dice answer

Juan Sebastián Marulanda juanchito2006 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 14:55:34 BST 2010


Agreed, and the new explanation is correct.
However I think it could be stated in simpler terms – say, "There are 9 of 36 possibilities of getting two even numbers."

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Wrong wording on the dice answer
https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/622554
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Bug description:
Binary package hint: gbrainy

One of the questions in GBrainy asks:
"Two fair 6 sided dices are thrown simultaneously. What is the probability of getting two even numbers? Answer using a fraction (e.g.: 1/2)."
And the answer according to GBrainy is:
"There are 9 of 36 possibilities of getting an even number."

Actually there are that many possibilities of getting TWO even numbers. The odds of getting just one are much higher - 3/4.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gbrainy 1.41-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.39-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Aug 23 01:01:22 2010
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=it_IT.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gbrainy





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