# The probability of getting a prime number is the same as that of a composite number in a throw of a dice. Is the given statement true or false?

**Solution:**

When a dice is thrown the total outcomes are 6

There are 3 primes numbers that are 2, 3, 5

There are 2 composite numbers that are 4, 6

Probability of getting a prime number is 3/6 = 1/2

Probability of getting a composite number is 2/6 = 1/3

Hence, there are not same

It is false.

**✦ Try This:** The probability of getting a prime number is not same as that of a composite number in a throw of a dice. Is the given statement true or false?

When a dice is thrown the total outcomes are 6

There are 3 primes numbers that are 2, 3, 5

There are 2 composite numbers that are 4, 6

Probability of getting a prime number is 3/6 = 1/2

Probability of getting a composite number is 2/6 = 1/3

Hence, there are not same

It is true.

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

**NCERT Exemplar Class 8 Maths Chapter 2 Problem 78**

## The probability of getting a prime number is the same as that of a composite number in a throw of a dice. Is the given statement true or false?

**Summary:**

The probability of getting a prime number is not same as that of a composite number in a throw of a dice. It is false.

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