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Breaking the Bank
January 30, 2015
Breaking the Bank
Breaking the Bank

Larry has started a little dice game with his children. He gives them two six-sided dice with a $5 bet. If his children roll a seven they win $15. 

His children rolled a seven, eight times in a row. The house has lost. The bank has been broken. Larry has lost the $80 that Latisha let him have for spending this month. What are the odds of this happening to poor Larry? Calculate the odds as 1 in X. Solve for X.

Puzzle Notes
Larry's children rolled a 7, 8 times in a row.
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