Posted by **megan** on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 5:37pm.

a teaher chooses a student at random from a class of 10 boys and 15 girls. Find the odds favor of and for the odds against each event.

1. choosing a girl

2. choosing a boy

i don't understand odds of something please help.........

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**Johnathon**, Monday, February 14, 2011 at 6:07pm
Odds are the same as probability.

The probability of a single event is what you want to happen over all possibilities.

All possibilities = total number of students 10+15=25

Odds of choosing a girl 15/25=3/5

Odds of choosing a boy 10/25=2/5

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**Michaela**, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 11:34am
One eighth of the children in a have brown eyes.if 6 children have brown eyes,how many children are there in the club

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