Posted by **ann** on Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 2:24pm.

If it has been determined that the probability of an earthquake occurring on a certain day in a

certain area is 0.05, what are the odds against an earthquake?

multiple choice

A) 20 : 1

B) 1 : 20

C) 18 : 1

D) 19 : 1

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 2:25pm
What do you think the answer is?

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**ann**, Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 2:32pm
i have no clue cant figure out where to start thats why i am asking

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**Ms. Sue**, Sunday, October 11, 2009 at 2:34pm
The odds of an earthquake occurring are 0.05 = 5/100 = 1/20

20/20 - 1/20 = ?

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**ebot**, Monday, May 9, 2011 at 7:18pm
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