Help support TMP


"Help With Dice Odds" Topic


4 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the Dice Message Board



371 hits since 16 Jun 2017
©1994-2017 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

53Punisher16 Jun 2017 11:08 p.m. PST

Hey All,
What are the odds of rolling a different number on 4d4?

What I'm looking for are the odds of rolling:

1 on die1
2 on die2
3 on die3
4 on die4

Although it won't matter, all dice would be rolled at once. Thanks for any help!

John Armatys17 Jun 2017 12:25 a.m. PST

9.375% chance (assuming that you want 1, 2, 3 and 4 but don't mind which die shows which number).

If you have four different coloured dice and want say red to show 1, yellow to show 2, green to show 3 and blue to show 4 the chance becomes 0.390625%

CorpCommander17 Jun 2017 2:26 p.m. PST

I'll second John, The odds are 25% to the power of 4 for the joint probability of 4 dice showing a particular face.

53Punisher18 Jun 2017 9:31 a.m. PST

Ok, thanks, guys, I appreciate the help! 👍🏼

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.