[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."
Wrong wording on the dice answer
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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.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gbrainy 1.41-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.39-generic 184.108.40.206+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic i686
Date: Mon Aug 23 01:01:22 2010
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