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Mostly Harmless
34346.  Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:42 am Reply with quote

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samivel
34364.  Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:23 am Reply with quote

I know that the numbers opposite each other on a single die add up to seven, but is that deliberate? And if so, why?

 
Flash
34371.  Fri Nov 25, 2005 6:47 am Reply with quote

I don't know the history of the convention, but of course it's the only way they could be arranged so that the opposite faces were paired: 6+5+4+3+2+1= 21, 21/3=7.

 

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