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Who pinched the dice? (Posted on 2018-10-04) Difficulty: 3 of 5

My friends and I wanted to play Monopoly, but the dice were missing from the game.

Searching our pockets, we had 4 coins between us, all different: 10c, 50c, $1, and $2.

How can we best emulate a pair of dice with these coins, assuming that they are fair?

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re: Probably not the answer you wanted | Comment 7 of 10 |
(In reply to Probably not the answer you wanted by Kenny M)

Obviously this is not a solution unkess one is playing with a 12 sided die.  However one could use 3 coins and discard two combinations.  Do this twice and you hbe the eqivalent of a two die throw.
  Posted by Kenny M on 2018-10-04 13:47:32

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