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# In a throw of a dice, the probability of getting an even number is the same as that of getting an odd number. Is the given statement true or false?

**Solution:**

When a dice is thrown the total outcomes are 6

There are 3 even numbers that are 2, 4, 6

There are 3 odd numbers that are 1, 3, 5

Probability of getting an even number is 3/6 = 1/2

Probability of getting an odd number is 3/6 = 1/2

Hence, there are same

It is true.

**✦ Try This:** In a throw of a dice, the probability of getting an even number is not same as that of getting an odd number.

When a dice is thrown the total outcomes are 6

There are 3 even numbers that are 2,4,6

There are 3 odd numbers that are 1,3,5

Probability of getting an even number is 3/6 = 1/2

Probability of getting an odd number is 3/6 = 1/2

Hence, there are same

It is false.

**☛ Also Check: ** NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Maths Chapter 5

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Problem 79**

## In a throw of a dice, the probability of getting an even number is the same as that of getting an odd number. Is the given statement true or false?

**Summary:**

In a throw of a dice, the probability of getting an even number is the same as that of getting an odd number. It is true.

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