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At a fair, Cyrus was given the following opportunity.  He could roll the die formed by the net at right one time.  If the die landed so that a shaded face faced up, then Cyrus would win .  Otherwise, he would lose .  Is this game fair?  Explain how you know.  

It would be a fair game if he expects to neither win nor lose money.

Yes, the game is fair because the expected value is .