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Old 10-06-2016, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Shagnasty View Post
In case someone likes a real-world demonstration more than theory, I just modeled this problem in Excel to simulate 200,000 rolls of dice pairs. No matter how many times I run it, the answer always comes out to be right at 1/11th that both dice will be a 6 if either of them is.
Yes of course, but your simulation implicitly assumes the first of the two interpretations that I suggested. It's not really possible to simulate the second interpretation, but it's still a (somewhat) reasonable interpretation.

--Mark

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