Posted by pow on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 1:39am.
In 2009 the American League’s New York Yankees won the World Series. The Yankees have played in a total of 40 World Series. Of those 40 appearances the Yankees have won 27 championships. Based solely on this data, what is the probability that the New York Yankees will represent the American League in the 2010 World Series and win the championship? Express your answer as a common fraction.

8th grade  drwls, Thursday, October 14, 2010 at 8:03am
The Yankees were created in 1903. There have been 107 World series since then. The probability that they win the AL, based upon past results, is 40/107. The probability that they win the World series is 27/107.
Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
Answer This Question
Related Questions
 math  In 2009 the American League’s New York Yankees won the World Series. The ...
 Algebra 1  In 2009 the American League’s New York Yankees won the World Series...
 English  I seen the help you gave other people and was wondering if you could ...
 math  If the first World Series occurred in 1903 and the Yankees have played in...
 math  If the first World Series occurred in 1903 and the Yankees have played in...
 8th grade  Major League Baseball is divided into the National League and the ...
 Math  Convert each statement below into symbolic form and generate its truth ...
 english  Could you please help me locate the adjectives and adverbs in the ...
 Math  After the first 41 games of the baseball season, the Red Sox have a ...
 Lang Arts  Hi. I need help with one question, and then I need someone to check ...
More Related Questions