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From: DhSunanda@aol.com
Subject: Re: Digest urth.v031.n016
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2001 03:41:08 EST

errors@lists1.ba.best.com 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 
1-6, 6-1
2-5, 5-2
3-4, 4-3

That's 6 out of 36, or 1 out of 6.


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