Posted by Jen on Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:36am.
If the odds of winning a raffle are 17:214, what is the probability of winning?

Math  Jen, Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:40am
would it be 17/214?

Math  John, Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:40am
17 out of 214.
79%.
17:214 is read like a fraction again.
So if you divide 17/214 you get 79%. Not sure what exact answer you're looking for. But hopefully this can get you started.

Math  Jen, Friday, July 22, 2011 at 11:45am
i was looking for a fraction answer...thats what i thought it was...thanks :)
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