posted by bernie .
I NEED HELP WITH,
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.
prob(comedy) = 15/52
prob(not a comedy) = 1 - 15/52 = 37/52
odds against comedy = (37/52) : (15/52)
= 37 : 15