How to roll half a dice

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function: roll N continuous dice, take the max result
function: roll one continuous dice, apply f(x) = x^(n-1) to it
function: roll one continuous dice, apply f(x) = x^(1/n) to it
function: roll one continuous dice, apply f(x) = x^(1/n) to it
function: take p = the fractional portion of n. 1-p chance of floor(n) dice rolls, p chance of ceil(n) dice rolls

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