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# A die is thrown, find the probability of following events: (v) A number less than 6 will appear.

3.(v)      A die is thrown, find the probability of following events:

(v) A number less than $\small 6$ will appear.

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Sample space when a die is thrown, S = {1,2,3,4,5,6}

$\therefore$ Number of possible outcomes n(S) = 6

Let E be the event of getting a number less than 6 will appear = {1,2,3,4,5}

$\therefore$ n(E) = 5

$\therefore$ $\dpi{100} P(E) = \frac{n(E)}{n(S)}$  $= \frac{5}{6}$

= 0.83

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