Posted by **kirk** on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 3:40pm.

On a roulette wheel are 36 slots numbered 1 through 36

and 2 slots numbered 0 and 00. You can bet on a single

number. If the ball lands on your number, you receive

35 chips plus the chip you played.

a. What is the probability that the ball will land on 17?

b. What are the odds against the ball landing on 17?

c. If each chip is worth $1, what is the expected value

for a player who plays the number 17 for a long time?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math (expected value) - A roulette wheel in Las Vegas has 18 red slots and 18 ...
- math - A roulette wheel has 18 red slots and 18 black slots numbered alternaetly...
- math - A roulette wheel has 18 red slots and 18 black slots numbered alternately...
- Statsitcs - A roulette wheel has 38 slots, numbered 0,00,and 1 to 36. the slots ...
- Statistics - A roulette wheel has 38 slots, numbered 0, 00, and 1 to 36. Two ...
- Statistics - a roulette wheel has 40 slots evenly divided between red (even) and...
- math - In the game of roulette a ball rolls into one of 37 slots. All the slots ...
- statistics - The game of roulette uses a wheel containing 38 pockets. Thirty-six...
- statistics - The game of roulette uses a wheel containing 38 pockets. Thirty-six...
- statistics help needed - In the game of roulette, a steel ball is rolled onto a ...

More Related Questions