## What are odds on winning dice game?

The odds of anyone winning one of the games is 1/2. This does not change whether you’re at the 1st or the 500th roll. If you’re wondering if the same person will win at both the first and 500th rolls, then the odds of that are the odds of winning at either the first or 500th roll multiplied by itself.

## What are the odds of shutting the box 12?

Short answer: You can shut the box ~ 0.41% of the time, or about 1 in 250 tries

Score | Percent |
---|---|

21 | 1.68% |

12 | 1.44% |

53 | 1.41% |

52 | 1.40% |

**What is the probability of winning Shut the Box?**

The probability of winning is only 0.3622 percent. (One chance in 276.) A possible variation of the game might instead use 3 dice until a score of 50 is reached, then use 2 dice up through a score of 71, and then use 1 die if your score is 72 or higher.

**What is the rarest dice roll?**

For three six-sided dice, the most common rolls are 10 and 11, both with probability 1/8; and the least common rolls are 3 and 18, both with probability 1/216. For four six-sided dice, the most common roll is 14, with probability 73/648; and the least common rolls are 4 and 24, both with probability 1/1296.

### How likely is it to roll a 7 with 2 dice?

For each of the possible outcomes add the numbers on the two dice and count how many times this sum is 7. If you do so you will find that the sum is 7 for 6 of the possible outcomes. Thus the sum is a 7 in 6 of the 36 outcomes and hence the probability of rolling a 7 is 6/36 = 1/6.

### Can you use 3 numbers in Shut the Box?

Shut the Box can be played by any number of players although it is most enjoyable with two, three or four.

**Is Shut the Box a good game?**

Shut The Box is a lovely wooden dice game that also has good educational value. The aim of the game is to successfully get all the numbers down from 1-9 so you can ‘shut the box’. The simple version is to roll both of the dice and then flip down one or two numbers to match the total on the dice.

**What age is Shut the Box for?**

Age 5 to 7 The aim of the game is to turn over all the cards. You can turn over the cards that match the numbers on the dice. To play the game, start with the numbers showing on all the cards. The first player rolls the two dice.

## Is Shut the Box better with 9 or 12?

It doesn’t matter if you are using the 9-tile or 12-tile version, play and scoring is the same. If you don’t have a dedicated Shut the Box dice tray, you can still play the game.