# Probability-Sample Space (ISS (Statistical Services) Statistics Paper I (Old Subjective Pattern)): Questions 1 - 1 of 1

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## Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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### Describe in Detail

A fair die is thrown until a 6 appears. Specify the sample space. What is the probability that it must be thrown at least 3 times?

### Explanation

A fair die content the value {1,2, 3,4, 5,6}

So, the probability of getting 6 is p = 1/6, then probability of getting other than 6 is q = 5/6

If we throw a die, the six is appear. Then the probability is p and the experiment end. However, if the six is not appear, the dice is throwing again and this time the six appear. Then the probability i

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