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# RE: [GZG] laser classes

From: "McCarthy, Tom" <Tom.McCarthy@x...>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2005 13:20:01 -0400
Subject: RE: [GZG] laser classes
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I just meant that two dice lets you have a bad roll in the mix.

2 dice, for example, let's you roll: 6,6; 6,6; 6,2; 6; 6; 6; 6; 4 or
6,6; 6,6; 6,1; 6; 6; 6; 6; 4 or 6,6; 6,6; 6,4; 6; 6; 6; 6; 1 and still
reach 19.

Of course, if you are firm in your belief that you are as likely to
reach 19 points of damage with 1 die as you are with multiple dice, then
I really have no argument to counter that.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gzg-l-bounces+tom.mccarthy=xwave.com@lists.csua.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:gzg-l-bounces+tom.mccarthy=xwave.com@lists.csua.berkeley.edu]
On
> Behalf Of B Lin
> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 1:11 PM
> To: gzg-l@lists.csua.berkeley.edu
> Subject: RE: [GZG] laser classes
>
> It actually doesn't make any difference whether you use one die or two
> or ten -
> For example:
> 1 die - chance to roll a 6 = 1 in 6, chance to roll two sixes 1 in 36
(1
> in 6 x 1 in 6)
> 2 dice - chance to roll two sixes, 1 in 36.
>
> You can either roll a single die ten times or roll ten dice once each
> and the odds are exactly the same.  Remember dice have no memory and
are
> not linked to each other (in theory) so one die's result is not
affected
> by the result of a previous roll, a future roll or neighboring die's
> roll.
>
> --Binhan
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gzg-l-bounces@lists.csua.berkeley.edu
> [mailto:gzg-l-bounces@lists.csua.berkeley.edu] On Behalf Of McCarthy,
> Tom
> Sent: Monday, October 24, 2005 10:48 AM
> To: gzg-l@lists.csua.berkeley.edu
> Subject: RE: [GZG] laser classes
>
> For 6 to the 9th, I get 10,077,696.  That makes the odds of getting
> exactly 19 points on one die to be 1 in 30,233,088 or so.  On two
dice,
> it's more likely, but still pretty unlikely.
>
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