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Posted by **bernie** on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8:25am.

Of the 52 plays attributed to a play

wright,15 are comedies,18 are tragedies,and 19 are histories. if one play is selected at random, find the odds against selecting a comedy.

- algebra 2 -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8:46amprob(comedy) = 15/52

prob(not a comedy) = 1 - 15/52 = 37/52

odds against comedy = (37/52) : (15/52)

= 37 : 15

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