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# On a dice which number is opposite 5?

Updated: 12/16/2022

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### On a dice which number is opposite 3?

Singular of "dice" is "die". Dice are usually constructed so that opposite numbers add up to 7.

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### What number is opposite the number five on dice?

Opposite faces always add to 7. Two is opposite five.

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### How do you find out an opposite of a number on a die?

All opposite sides of a die are meant to add up to 7. So: 1 and 6 2 and 5 3 and 4 This is also part of why the most common dice rolls (involving two dice, in a game of monopoly for example) is 7 -- because every number can match with another number to give a sum of 7.

### What do the opposite sides of dice always add up to?

Opposite dice sides always total 7

### A dice net that opposite sides add up to 7?

There is no actual 'necessity' for the opposite sides to add to seven. As long as the numbers are all present, the die would still be fair and proper, and the probability of rolling any particular number would be constant - 1/6. Custom and practice is the only reason that the numbers are arranged so that they add to seven. I suppose it prevents arguments - if a player was loosing at a dice game they might be tempted to claim that the dice are non-standard if they were different from other dice.

### What are cubes?

Seven cubes are cubes like dice with the faces labeled so that 1 is opposite 6. 2 is opposite 5 and 3 is opposite 4. Thus the sum of a face and its opposite is always 7.

### What is a number and its opposite called?

For each positive number, there is a negative number that is its opposite. We write the opposite of a positive number with a negative or minus sign in front.The opposite of a number is also called its additive inverse.For example, 5 is the additive inverse of -5 and -5 is the additive inverse of 5.

### If a number is a whole number does that mean its opposite is an integer?

technically speaking yes the opposite of 5 is -5

### What are seven cubes?

Seven cubes are cubes like dice with the faces labeled so that 1 is opposite 6. 2 is opposite 5 and 3 is opposite 4. Thus the sum of a face and its opposite is always 7.

### Three dice are tossed what is the probability that the same number appears on exactly two of the three dice?

The probability is 90/216 = 5/12