# Trigonometry In Viete's Trigonometria

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The problems were related to calculating the probability of certain events. For example, if he threw two dices twenty four times, what was the probability of rolling two fours? Another question posed by Gombaud was the division off the stakes problem. The general problem was stated as such: If a game is ended before it was completed then how should the players divide up the stakes? By conversing with Pierre de Fermat, Pascal was able to solve both of these problems in gambling as well as many others. These solutions are the basis of modern probability and statistics