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At a fair, Cyrus was given the following opportunity. He could roll the die formed by the net below one time. If the die landed so that a shaded die 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  .