Brain Game: Rollin', Rollin', Rollin'
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In the betting game known as craps, the player starts by rolling two dice and combining their values. On the first roll, 7 or 11 is an automatic win (a "pass"), while a roll of 2, 3, or 12 is an automatic loss ("craps"). Every other roll is called a "point" and allows the roller to keep rolling in an effort to match that point.
On the first roll of the dice, what are the odds of a craps roller rolling a point instead of a pass or craps?
Here is the SOLUTION.
The odds of rolling a point on the first roll are 2 in 3, or 66.67 percent.
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