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Two dice are thrown simultaneously. The probability of obtaining a total score of $5$ is

  1. $1/18$
  2. $1/12$
  3. $1/9$
  4. None of these
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$\textrm{On throwing two dices  Possible Outcomes are:}$

$(1,1)(1,2)(1,3)(1,4)(1,5)(1,6)$
$(2,1)(2,2)(2,3)(2,4)(2,5)(2,6)$
$(3,1)(3,2)(3,3)(3,4)(3,5)(3,6)$
$(4,1)(4,2)(4,3)(4,4)(4,5)(4,6)$
$(5,1)(5,2)(5,3)(5,4)(5,5)(5,6)$
$(6,1)(6,2)(6,3)(6,4)(6,5)(6,6)$
 

 $\textrm{P (sum as 5)}$ $=$   $\frac{4}{36}$

                            $=$ $\frac{1}{9}$

$\textrm{Option C.}$
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