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 Craps (Posted on 2003-04-18)
The game of craps is played by rolling a pair of dice. If the total comes out to 7 or 11, the shooter wins immediately. If it comes out to 2, 3, or 12, the shooter loses immediately. If any other total shows on the first roll, the player continues to roll until either his original total comes up again, in which case he wins, or a 7 comes up, in which case he loses.

What is the probability the shooter will win?

 See The Solution Submitted by Charlie Rating: 3.5000 (4 votes)

 Subject Author Date re(4): My premise is valid, Correction on outcome. Joshua 2011-09-07 16:52:31 re(3): My premise is valid, Correction on outcome. Charlie 2011-09-07 01:45:02 re(2): My premise is valid, Correction on outcome. Joshua 2011-09-06 19:43:50 re: My premise is valid, Correction on outcome. Charlie 2011-09-06 10:31:03 My premise is valid, Correction on outcome. Joshua 2011-09-06 04:49:05 re(5): True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Charlie 2011-09-05 10:33:45 re(4): True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Joshua 2011-09-05 05:08:47 re(3): True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Charlie 2011-09-04 10:50:11 re(2): True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Joshua 2011-09-03 19:55:30 re: True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Charlie 2011-09-03 15:42:02 True Solution (Flaw in common answer.) Joshua 2011-09-02 22:06:04 answer K Sengupta 2007-09-01 05:24:24 re: 49.2929… %. logischer Verstand 2004-04-13 22:01:08 49.2929… %. qw 2003-06-20 09:31:48 re(3): Okay odds, but a sucker's bet Gamer 2003-04-19 10:33:28 re(2): Okay odds, but a sucker's bet Cory Taylor 2003-04-19 05:46:12 re: Okay odds, but a sucker's bet Gamer 2003-04-19 02:30:59 Okay odds, but a sucker's bet Bryan 2003-04-18 17:59:32

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