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kpad5991

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Shadia has invented a game for one person. she throws two dice repeatedly until the sum of the two numbers shown is either six or eight. if the sum is six, she wins. if the sum is eight, she loses. if the sum is any other number, she continues to throw until the sum is six or eight. calculate the probability that Shadia wins the gameHey
 

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Shadia has invented a game for one person. she throws two dice repeatedly until the sum of the two numbers shown is either six or eight. if the sum is six, she wins. if the sum is eight, she loses. if the sum is any other number, she continues to throw until the sum is six or eight. calculate the probability that Shadia wins the gameHey
 

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You've made a silly mistake in evaluating the probability of continuing the game; it should be 26/36 instead of 25/36. When using this, the limiting sum will be equal to 1/2, hence the probability of winning the game is 1/2
 
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