# SOLUTION: Four dice are thrown. What is that probability that "four" is the highest number thrown?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 219395: Four dice are thrown. What is that probability that "four" is the highest number thrown?Answer by stanbon(57347)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Four dice are thrown. What is that probability that "four" is the highest number thrown? --------------------- P(throwing 5 or 6) = 2/6 = 1/3 ------------------------------------ P(throwing 4 or less) = 2/3 -------------------------------------- P(4 is highest number thrown) = (2/3)^4 = 16/81 ===================================================== Cheers, Stan H.