# In the quantum world, is there a Gaussian distribution? Are the chances of rolling a 12 the same as 7 in a 6 sided die?

This is my own question.

The chances of all outcomes occurring are equally likely so that means rolling a six sided die and the chances of rolling a 7 are the same as rolling a 12?

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- nebLv 71 month agoFavorite Answer
I assume you mean a pair of 6 sided dice ...

At the macroscopic level, quantum probability is not a factor. All combinations work off of classical probability.

If we think of this at a conceptual level where the dice are quantum objects, not all possibilities are necessarily equally probable. Effectively, there is a probability associated with each possible state of a quantum dice and those probabilities may or may not be equally likely to occur depending on the ‘preparation’ of the quantum dice.

You also haven’t to decide on what - of the many - reality interpretations you use. For instance, regardless of the probability to throw a particular value of the quantum dice, the many worlds interpretation says that all possibilities - regardless of how small - occur in parallel quantum ‘threads’ of reality. So, all combinations actually happen in that view.

- PhilomelLv 71 month ago
Yes, on a single die the chances of rolling a 12 are the same as rolling a 7.

- JoeLv 41 month ago
Einstein said "God does not play dice". That was his response to the quantum world.

- VamanLv 71 month ago
For 2 sixes, the chances are 1/36. But for 7, you have 6,1. 5, 2. 4,3.3,4. 2,5. 6,1, 6 combinations.

Each will have 1/36, So the total will 6/36=1/6 chance.

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- Anonymous1 month ago
All outcomes are NOT equally likely. All outcomes are POSSIBLE.

- billrussell42Lv 71 month ago
the chances of rolling a 12 in a normal die, with numbers 1 thru 6, is ZERO. as is the chance of rolling a 7.

that is true in the "quantum world" as in the one we live in.

- Anonymous1 month ago
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However, my answer is "Anonymous" as your post is Anonymous. I feel there is no need for an Anonymous question in this category.