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The colors of the body of the table illustrate the number of
ways to throw each total. The probability of throwing any given
total is the number of ways to throw that total divided by the
total number of combinations (36). In the following table the specific
number of ways to throw each total and the probability of throwing
that total is shown.

Total |
Number of combinations |
Probability |

2 | 1 | 2.78% |

3 | 2 | 5.56% |

4 | 3 | 8.33% |

5 | 4 | 11.11% |

6 | 5 | 13.89% |

7 | 6 | 16.67% |

8 | 5 | 13.89% |

9 | 4 | 11.11% |

10 | 3 | 8.33% |

11 | 2 | 5.56% |

12 | 1 | 2.78% |

Total | 36 | 100% |

Racing with two dice

The following shows the probability of throwing each total in a chart format. As the chart
shows the closer the total is to 7 the greater is the probability of
it being thrown.

**Two counters game**

Rolling more dice

*Susan Holmes*

*2000-11-28*