# How many combinations of 2 dice are there?

## How many combinations of 2 dice are there?

36 possibilitiesRolling Two Dice. Note that there are 36 possibilities for (a,b). This total number of possibilities can be obtained from the multiplication principle: there are 6 possibilities for a, and for each outcome for a, there are 6 possibilities for b. So, the total number of joint outcomes (a,b) is 6 times 6 which is 36.

### How many times can you roll a 6 with two dice?

The use of a tree diagram demonstrates that there are 6 x 6 = 36 possible outcomes from rolling two dice.

#### How many faces are on a die?

six facesA traditional die is a cube with each of its six faces marked with a different number of dots (pips) from one to six. When thrown or rolled, the die comes to rest showing a random integer from one to six on its upper surface, with each value being equally likely.

**What is the most common roll with two dice?**

7As you can see, 7 is the most common roll with two six-sided dice. You are six times more likely to roll a 7 than a 2 or a 12, which is a huge difference.