Significance magazine contest
Significance is a bimonthly magazine published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association. It publishes articles on topics of statistical interest presented at a level suited for a general audience.
Significance has secured three copies of Borel to give away to its readers. To stand a chance of winning, answer the following question:
Roll three 6-sided dice.
What is the probability that there will be a combination
of at least two dice that forms exactly sum 10?
Submit your answer below. The first three correct answers will win a copy of the game. Go!
update (December 17, 2018): Thank you for your interest! Three correct answers were received and one additional winner was drawn due to high participation.
The correct answer is 73/216 (or approximately 33.8%).
Click here to learn more about the game and check how you can get it for yourselves, challenge your friends and test your powers of prediction!