From: DhSunanda@aol.com Subject: Re: Digest urth.v031.n016 Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2001 03:41:08 EST firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > (A glaring flub: > Harness goes on about how the odds are against it: "there had been one > chance in six of throwing a seven." Well no, not with two six-sided dice! > Seven is the most common throw; two and twelve are the hard ones [harder > than one-in-six, in fact]. Harness probbaly means the sum of the two numbers. Throws that add up to seven: 1-6, 6-1 2-5, 5-2 3-4, 4-3 That's 6 out of 36, or 1 out of 6. Sunanda.