# SOLUTION: John and Bill each roll a die, and the two dice are compared to see if both numbers match. If they do this twice, what is the probability that both times they fail to get a match.

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 Question 474152: John and Bill each roll a die, and the two dice are compared to see if both numbers match. If they do this twice, what is the probability that both times they fail to get a match. A. 1/3 B.11/36 C. 1/36 D. 25/36 E. 1/6 Please show me how to set it up and explain why its done this way.Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5/6 of the time they wont match. (5/6)^2=25/36 the probability that both times they fail to get a match. . Ed