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Still strange dice A game is played with 2 strange dice.
• The six faces of Die A show a 1 and five 3’s.
• Die B has four 2’s and two 6’s.
Suppose you use the two dice in a competition against another player. You will roll one of the dice and your opponent will roll the other one. The winner is the person who rolls the higher number. You get first choice of dice and want to win. Would you pick Die A or Die B? Explain why.
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The only way die A can win is if A rolls a 3 and B rolls a 2. The probability that this occurs is
= . Since this is more than half of the time, choose die A.
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