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Old 11-15-2012, 05:47 PM   #10060
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Originally Posted by Daithi View Post
Unless I screwed up the math (or someone beat me to [it] while I was doing the math) 5 tails in a row gives you the best odds.

5 tails in a row is 1 in 32.
Snake eyes is 1 in 36.
7 twice in a row is 1 in 36.
2 aces is one in 220.
Correct (in every answer):

Flip 5 tails in a row: You have a 1 in 2 chance each flip. 1/25 = 1/32
Roll snake eyes: you have a one in 6 chance on each die. 1/62 = 1/36
Roll a 7 twice in a row: 1/62 = 1/36
Get dealt 2 aces: There are 4 aces out of 52 cards to start so the chance of the first card being an ace is 4/52 and the chance the second card will be an ace is 3/51 since we have dealt one card and we're assuming it was the ace. So total odds are 4/52 * 3/51 = 1/220
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