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Discard Dice (Posted on 2012-07-27) Difficulty: 3 of 5

In a dice game, 2 players each simultaneously cast 4 fair 6-sided dice, to form a 'hand'.

Each player then:-
(i) discards the highest-scoring die from his hand, and
(ii) scores the value of the next-highest (or highest-equal) die in his hand.

If my opponent has cast {6,4,4,3}, discarding the 6 to score 4, what is the probability that my score exceeds his?

See The Solution Submitted by broll    
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  Subject Author Date
re: Solution (spoiler)Ady TZIDON2012-07-29 18:22:00
SolutionSolution (spoiler)Steve Herman2012-07-27 19:36:40
SolutionsolutionCharlie2012-07-27 16:53:43
Hints/TipsAnswerDustin2012-07-27 15:54:41
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