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Math-Fair Game question
the game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving 1\$ for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
January 23, 2010 by C.J

math fair
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
October 21, 2009 by jason

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair dice and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
March 30, 2010 by Jessica

Fair Game
Okay, I am in 6 grade and I am doing definitions; math definitions. Theres something called a "fair game" but I am not for sure if it has to do wih math, or a regular game... plz help. This assignment is due this week..... (-_-) Thxx !! ~
January 12, 2012 by Nana Mosichu

math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
October 21, 2009 by jason

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
November 13, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
November 14, 2009 by Anonymous

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
December 2, 2009 by Nicole

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be consdiered a fair game?
December 12, 2009 by Michelle

math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
March 5, 2010 by Anonymous

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
May 18, 2010 by Lisa

MATH Prob.
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
August 11, 2009 by Twg

Math 157
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game?
April 1, 2010 by Moonpie_17

math
The game called dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving 1\$ for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game? Not a clue on this one.
November 13, 2009 by Kay Kay

Math 142
800 hundred chances are sold at \$2 apiece for a raffle. There is a grand prize of \$650 dollars, two second prizes of \$250, and five third prizes of \$50. First calculate the expected value of the lottery. Determine if the lottery is a fair game. If the game is not fair, ...
October 19, 2012 by Nina

Math
At the Statsville County Fair, the probability of winning a prize in the basketball toss game is 0.1. a) Show the probability distribution for the number of prizes won in 8 games (round to 6 decimal places). b) If the game will be played 500 times during the fair, how many ...
May 7, 2013 by Lily

Statistics
In a game you roll two fair dice. If the sum of the two numbers obtained is 3,4,9,10 or 11 you win \$20. If the sum is 5,6,7 or 8 you pay \$20. However if the scores on the dice are the same no one is required to pay. (a) Construct a probability distribution table for the event...
December 14, 2013 by Edmund

Math
A carnival game consists of rolling a single fair die, with the following results: you win \$8 for a 6, \$7 for a 5, and lose \$3 for any other number. Set a probability distribution, and calculate (already did) the Expected value = .50 Variance= 24.58 standard deviation= 4.96 ...
December 13, 2007 by Anastasia

Math
You play a game where you win \$1.00 for each dot that turns up on a fair die (has 6 sides). You pay \$3.50 to play the game (and the money is not returned). Find the expected (average) winnings for this game.
February 27, 2012 by Alexis

Math
You play a game where you win \$1.00 for each dot that turns up on a fair die (has 6 sides). You pay \$3.50 to play the game (and the money is not returned). Find the expected (average) winnings for this game.
February 27, 2012 by Alexis

math
On a roulette wheel, the probability of winning when you pick a particular number is . Suppose you bet \$1.00 to play the game, and if your number is picked, you get back \$36. a. Is this a fair game? b. What would happen if you played this game a large number of times?
August 12, 2010 by kirk

math
On a roulette wheel, the probability of winning when you pick a particular number is . Suppose you bet \$1.00 to play the game, and if your number is picked, you get back \$36. a. Is this a fair game? b. What would happen if you played this game a large number of times?
August 15, 2010 by Amy

math
Sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game?
October 9, 2009 by Aleah

math
Sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game? no
January 17, 2010 by Rmz

Math
Sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game.
March 30, 2010 by Mikey

MATH
Sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game?
April 1, 2010 by P-Dub

MATH Prob.
Sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game?
August 11, 2009 by Twg

math
sam bought 1 of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of 400 dollars. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game?
August 19, 2012 by mike

Math
The game of dots is played by rolling a fair die and receiving \$1 for each dot showing on the top face of the die. What cost should be set for each roll if the game is to be considered a fair game? Answer: The equally likely outcomes of each roll are receiving \$6, \$5, \$4, \$3...
August 10, 2009 by B.B.

Math
Roulette is a well known game in which a mechanical device randomly selects one of 38 equally likely numbers. IF a player decides to play by choosing a number, he gains \$35 if his number is selected by the device. If any other number is selceted he loses \$1. Calculate the ...
April 21, 2013 by Kayla

statistics
A friend offers you the following game: You will roll 2 fair dice. If the sum of the two numbers obtained is 2,3,4,9,10,11,or 12 the friend will pay you \$20. However, if the sum of the two numbers is 5, 6,7, or 8, you pay your friend \$20. This friend points out to you that ...
April 11, 2011 by Sarita

Math
A person spins the pointer and is awarded the amount indicated by the pointer. (A circle with 3 sections divided: \$2, \$5, \$10). The pointer stops on \$2. It costs \$6 to play the game. Determine: a.) The expectation of a person who plays the game. b.) The fair price to play the ...
July 21, 2011 by Jen

Math
A person spins the pointer and is awarded the amount indicated by the pointer. (A circle with 3 sections divided: \$2, \$5, \$10). The pointer stops on \$2. It costs \$6 to play the game. Determine: a.) The expectation of a person who plays the game. b.) The fair price to play the ...
July 21, 2011 by Jen

Algebra 2
Game Theory: Consider a game in which each of two people simultaneously chooses an integer: 1 or 2. Find the expected value for player A and the expected value for player B. Is each game fair. Question: If the numbers are the same, then player A wins 1 point from player B. If ...
May 4, 2014 by Jackie

Math
At this year's State Fair, there was a dice rolling game. If you rolled two dice and got a sum of 2 or 12, you won \$20. If you rolled a 7,you won \$5. Any other roll was a loss. It cost \$3 to play one game with one roll of the dice. What is the expectation of the game?
June 18, 2014 by Shelagh

math
mike claims that the probability of winning a pick 6 number game where six numbers are drawn from the set 1 through 49 is about the same as getting 24 heads in a row when you flip a fair coin 1. find the probability of winning the pick 6 game and the probability of getting 24 ...
May 17, 2010 by Sara!

Math (Probability)
Bret and Shawn are playing a game where each turn the players roll a 20-sided die fair and then add the number they get to their score. The winner is the player with the highest score at the end of the game (there may be a tie). Before the last turn, Shawn is winning by 10 ...
May 21, 2013 by Dan

statistics
Playing game of chance and pay 300 by rolling a fair die one time if you rome a 2 and receive \$1300 if you roll a 4 or six you receive \$900 if you ore a 3 5 or 9 receive nothing. find expected value for this game. based on value is it a good game to play?
July 13, 2013 by janice

Math
Anna and bob play a game in which Anna begins by rolling a fair dice, after which bob tosses a fair coin. They take turns until one of them wins. Anna wins when she rolls a 6. Bob wins when the coin lands on heads. What is the probability that Anna will win the game? Well ...
May 31, 2010 by Sam

Math
Maria is playing a game of chance at the Hibiscus festival, costing \$1 for each game. In the game two fair dice are rolled and the sum of the numbers that turn up is found. If the sum is seven, then Maria wins \$5. Otherwise Maria loses her money. a) Construct Maria’s ...
April 19, 2012 by Koia

Math/Probability
Anna and bob play a game in which Anna begins by rolling a fair dice, after which bob tosses a fair coin. They take turns until one of them wins. Anna wins when she rolls a 6. Bob wins when the coin lands on heads. What is the probability that Anna will win the game? Well ...
May 31, 2010 by Ally

Math
In a gambling game, a man is paid 400 if he draws a jack or queen and 500 if he draws a king or ace from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. If he draws any other card, he loses. How much should he pay to play if the game is fair? My answer is 138.46. Am I correct? Thank you!
October 15, 2015 by Jen

Math
what is the expected value of a fair game? It depends on the game: the rewards and the probability of particular outcomes. If the lottery has a 10 million dollar prize, and I have a one in five chance of winning it (I wish), the expected value would be 1/5 * 10 Million
December 20, 2006 by Anonymous

math-i have another question
Player A and B invented a new game. The probability for Player A to win a round is 1/3 and the probability that Player B will win a round is 2/3. To make the game fair, Player A will score 3 points when he/she winds a round and Player B will score 2 points when he/she wins. ...
May 21, 2007 by Amaris

Please can you help me (Probability)
Maria is playing a game of chance at the Hibiscus festival, costing \$1 for each game. In the game two fair dice are rolled and the sum of the numbers that turn up is found. If the sum is seven, then Maria wins \$5. Otherwise Maria loses her money. a) Please can you Construct ...
April 19, 2012 by Fakaapo. Suetusi

math
Students at Euler Middle School are talking about ways to raise money for a school party. One student suggests a game called Heads or Tails. In this game, a player pays 50 cents and chooses heads or tails. The player then tosses a fair coin. If the coin mathces the player's ...
March 5, 2010 by susan

Probability
Bret and Shawn are playing a game where each turn the players roll a 20-sided die fair and then add the number they get to their score. The winner is the player with the highest score at the end of the game (there may be a tie). Before the last turn, Shawn is winning by 10 ...
May 22, 2013 by Shin

Math157
I am having problems finding the correct way to solve this problem. I don't know the formula or even how to set it up. "Sam brought one of 250 tickets selling for \$2 in a game with a grand prize of \$400. Was \$2 a fair price to pay for a ticket to play this game. (probability)
March 20, 2011 by Shea

math
A state fair had 1,019,887 people in attendance. The fair committee performed a survey. The question was, “What do fairgoers enjoy most about the fair?” Of those who responded, 83% reported eating traditional foods. Which group of people represents the sample group? A. ...
March 21, 2014 by joe

Statistics
If I deal you one card from a standard deck of 52 and it is a face card, I will give you a \$5.00 bill. There are 12 face cards. There is one catch: You have to pay me something to play this game. How much would that be if the game is to be fair?
September 26, 2010 by Lori

Probability
In a gambling game, a man is paid 400 if he draws a jack or queen and 500 if he draws a king or ace from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. If he draws any other card, he loses. How much should he pay to play if the game is fair? My answer is 138.46. Am I correct? Thank you...
October 14, 2015 by Jen

Stats
1. If you were to receive \$3 for every time a 7 or 11 was rolled with two fair dice and lost \$1 for all the ther values, what is the expected value (mean) for you as a gambler in this experiment? (please show work so I know how to do it). 2. Going with the question above, ...
April 28, 2013 by Kayla

statistics
your teacher has invented a fair dice game to play. your teacher will roll one fair eight sided die and you will roll a fair six sided die. each player rolls once and the winner is the person with the higher number. in case of a tie neither player wins. a. let A be the event "...
January 6, 2013 by bri

MATH
A STORE SELLS A GRAB BAG OF THREE TRAVEL SIZE GAMES. A BAG CONTAINS ONE OF THE FOLLOWING BOOKS:A BOOK OF CROSSWORD PUZZLES, A BOOK OF WORD SEARCHES, OR A BOOK OF WORD SCRAMBLES. THE BAG ALSO CONTAINS A CHECKERS GAME OR A CHESS GAME AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING GAMES: A TILE GAME, ...
March 16, 2011 by MARLEN

math
In rolling a pair of dice, suppose you win \$5 if the sum is 10 but lose \$2 if the roll is "doubles." If the price to play is \$1, would it be a fair game? Justify your answer.
October 31, 2008 by joey

math
At a fair malina ays a game in which she tosse a coin and then spins a spinner that has 5 different colors.How Many possible outcomes are there for malina?
March 21, 2012 by Shelly

math
At a fair malina ays a game in which she tosse a coin and then spins a spinner that has 5 different colors.How Many possible outcomes are there for malina?
March 21, 2012 by Shelly

math
Paul bowled 6 games today. His scores are shown below. Game 1: 158 Game 2: 124 Game 3: 110 Game 4: 167 Game 5: 146 Game 6: 165 a. What was Paul's median score for the 6 games? Answer: 152 b. What was Paul's mean score for the 6 games? Answer: 145 c. Paul will bowl one more ...
May 4, 2014 by anonymous

math
Suppose someone gives you 8 to 2 odds that you can not roll two even numbers with the roll of two fair dice. This means you win \$8 if you succeed and you lose \$2 if you fail. What is the expected value of this game to you? Should you expect to win or lose the expected value in...
September 15, 2014 by Alex

Math
You are given 9 to 1 odds against rolling a sum of 8 with the roll of two fair dice, meaning you win \$9 if you succeed and you lose \$1 if you fail. Find the expected value (to you) of the game.
September 30, 2012 by Alisha

math-fractions
last season a little league baseball team traveled a total of 133 miles. For their first game they traveled 16 2/3 miles; second game 2 1/6; third game 25 4/9; and their fourth game 32 1/3. How many miles did they travel for their final fifth away game? when I add it, all I ...
November 6, 2013 by Anonymous

Bret and Shawn are playing a game where each turn the players roll a 20-sided die fair and then add the number they get to their score. The winner is the player with the highest score at the end of the game (there may be a tie). Before the last turn, Shawn is ahead by 10 ...
May 22, 2013 by glo

math
During a promotional weekend , a state fair gives a free admission to every 17th person who enters the fair. On saturday, there were 6,742 people attending the fair. On sunday, there were 5,487 people attending the fair. How many people received a free admission over the two ...
August 31, 2015 by pietro

probability
explain the probabilty of one event in a fair game with three possible outcome
May 3, 2011 by nathan

math - question
In a television game show, there are five questions to answer. Each question is worth twice as much as the previous question. If the last question was worth \$6400, what was the first question worth? is the answer 400
May 12, 2009 by anonymous

Maths
Cam and Dean are playing a game with counters and dice. Cam has some counters, each labelled 1 on one side and 2 on the other. He flips the counters and scores the total of all the numbers showing. Dean has one die and scores the number showing after he rolls it. The winner is...
April 26, 2014 by Tanvi

math
Pick a Card. Mike and dave play the following card game. Mike picks a card from the deck If he selects a heart Dave gives him \$5, if not, he gives Dave \$2. Determine Mikes's expectation. Determine Daves' expectation Can you help me with this? i have tried to do it and i came ...

Probability
Andrew has ten different two-player board games on his shelf. He has them numbered 1 through 10. When he plays the game i against Diego, he has a i^2/100 chance of winning. If Andrew rolls a fair ten-sided die to determine which game to play, the probability that he will win ...
May 20, 2013 by Andrew

Statistics
It's a simple question I am just so confused with this discrete probability distribution. The question is: In the New Jersey Pick 3 game, you pay \$.50 to select a sequence of three digits, such as 911. If you play this game once every day, find the probability of winning ...
March 24, 2011 by Norilyn

4.C 5.B 4.why is ectourism better for the environment than traditional tourism? A.it changes native cultures B.there is a shortage of clean water C.traditional tourism only highlights beaches D.ecotourism uses few natural resources 5.Which of the following explains why workers...
March 12, 2014 by dalia

4.B 5.A 4.why is ectourism better for the environment than traditional tourism? A.it changes native cultures B.there is a shortage of clean water C.traditional tourism only highlights beaches D.ecotourism uses few natural resources 5.Which of the following explains why workers...
March 12, 2014 by dalia

4.why is ectourism better for the environment than traditional tourism? A.it changes native cultures B.there is a shortage of clean water C.traditional tourism only highlights beaches D.ecotourism uses few natural resources 4.A 5.C 5.Which of the following explains why workers...
March 12, 2014 by dalia

math problem
In a television game show, there are five questions to answer. Each questin is worth twie as much as the previous question. If the last question was worth \$64000, what was the first question worth?
August 8, 2009 by marcus

maths, economics, game theory
1. What is a degenerate game? 2. Is the following game degenerate or not, justify. 3. Find all nash equilibria in the game in pure or mixed strategies a b c d T 4,5 1,4 2,0 1,2 B 6,0 0,1 1,3 0,2
February 23, 2011 by zayn

Math
Suppose you play a game in which two fair standard dice are rolled. If the numbers showing on the dice are different, you lose \$2. If the numbers showing are the same, you win \$2 plus the dollar value of the sum of dice. Complete the next table, in which the values in the ...
April 18, 2010 by Hannah

Any ideas for math fair for my first grader using patterns?
January 10, 2012 by Reba

math
Flag question Question text A fair coin is tossed 6 times. What is the probability to the nearest hundredth of obtaining at least one head? Select one: a. .08 b. .98 c. .50 d. .02
February 11, 2013 by Tina

math
What is the mode of the scores for Game 3? _____ Team | Bowling Scores Member | Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3 Bob | 92 | 118 | 105 Craig | 127 | 101 | 96 Kim | 131 | 128 | 122 Nancy | 127 | 109 | 115 Phillip| 113 | 109 | 122 what is the mode in math again? and how do u find it out?
April 9, 2012 by Cheril

Can you check/explain the following: 1. If you roll a number cube 66 times, how many times should you expect to roll a 1? a. 9 times b. 11 times c. 8 times d. 10 times Ans. P(1) = favorable outcome/possible outcome = 66/396 , (1 x 66rolls, and 6sides x 66 rolls = 396) = 16.66...
May 5, 2015 by Alexis

Ashford
This week you will analyze the computational complexity of the game you select. A good way to do this is to determine the steps of the game in the algorithm format from Week 4 and figure out how many steps it could take at maximum to finish the game. Include this analysis in ...
March 19, 2013 by Sarah

math help!
A lottery game asks you to pick 5 numbers from the set 1, 2, 3, ... , 29, 30. How many ways are there to play this lottery game? (Assume that this is a game where the order of your picks does NOT matter.) A) 27,405 B) 84,825 C) 593,775 D) 142,506
April 16, 2011 by BreAnna

math
a person spins the pointer and is awarded the amount indicated by pointer.It cost \$5. to play . There are three sections \$2.00 1/2, \$5.00 1/4. and \$10.00 1/4 what is the expectation of a person who pays. what is the fair price to play game
June 9, 2012 by canduy

heeeeeeeeeeelp math
Calvin and Dan are playing a game of chance. Calvin tosses 8 fair coins, and wins if he obtains at least 4 heads. The probability that Calvin wins can be expressed as a/b where a,b are coprime positive integers. What is the value of a+b?
June 5, 2013 by clavin

stat
Diana and franklin both play a card game called cribbage,in whichthe first person to earn 121 points is the winner. The table below shows the results of six games of cribbage. Dianna's score/Franklin's score Game 1 121/118 Game 2 121/101 Game 3 98/121 Game 4 121/103 Game 5 121...
January 21, 2015 by destiny

Math
in four games of basketball, michael scored 14, 9, 10 and 11 points. After one more game his mean was 12 points per game. how many points did he score in the fifth game?
September 30, 2015 by Ted

math
How to solve this??? The attendance at the game on two successive nights of Oakland A's baseball was 77,000. The attendance on Thursday's game was 7000 more than two thirds of the attendance at Friday nights game. How many people attended the baseball game each night?
January 26, 2011 by Sean charles

Science Fair
My friend told me this science fair at Rockland, Rockland Sit Fair and I'm doing my science fair project on about the human body like junk food vs healthy food. What title I should use it for???? Plus can you give me the right information about this. Please Thank You!!!
December 11, 2011 by Lauren

Math
Leah and Sam were playing a game with two dice. They took turns rolling the dice and finding the products of the numbers rolled. To make the game fair, if Leah rolls a certain product she gets 2 points. If Sam rolls a certain product, he gets 3 points. What might the products ...
January 12, 2016 by Christine

computer science
This week you will determine the time complexity for a game of your choice. You should select a game that can be played in algorithmic steps and determine the maximum time (in notation) it will take to play the game. Use the guidelines below in your report. Include the ...
March 26, 2013 by Auto

math
true or false? a fair question makes assumptions about the population??
March 9, 2015 by kaytlin

Algebra
During a promotional weekend, a state fair gives a free admission to every 175th person who enters the fair. On Saturday, there were 6,742 people attending the fair. On Sunday, there were 5, 487 people attending the fair. How many people received a free admission over the two ...
October 7, 2014 by Ms. Liz

Statistic
We thought if we each post a question you would answer our question. This is not a game we need help for our statistics math course before Monday day
November 28, 2015 by Jenn

Probability
You and a friend play the following game: You pay your friend \$3 each turn and then flip a fair coin. It it’s tails, your friend pays you \$(2^n), where n is the number of times you’ve flipped the coin, and the game ends. If it’s heads, you have the choice of stopping and ...
June 29, 2007 by Beena

math
Kendall pitches for his school's baseball team. Every game he averages 5 strikeouts per game. Each game is about 2 hours. If he pitches in 7 games during the season how many strikeouts will he have?
September 1, 2011 by destiny

math
child's fair ticket is \$5 and adult fair ticket are \$5. 1050 people attend the fair. fair collects \$7350. how many of each type of ticket were sold? sorry. child is \$5 and adult is \$8 Try this: x = no. of children attending the fair y = no. of adults attending the fair so, 5x...
February 2, 2007 by gaynell

English
1. He was excited to watch the game. 2. He was excited watching the game. (Which one is grammatical? Are both OK? What is the difference between them?) English - Writeacher, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 8:07am Both are OK, but they have slightly different meanings. #1 - ...
November 18, 2013 by rfvv

math
A baseball team has home games on Friday and Sunday. the two games together earn \$3391.00 for the team. Fridays game generates \$401.00 less than Sundays game. How much money was taken in each game?
March 25, 2015 by Sue

Statistics
Here's another tricky probability question. A soccer player scores an average of 3 goals per game: a) What is the probability that he or she will score 4 goals in a given game?
March 7, 2011 by James

algebra 1A
the fun guys game was rental store charges an annual fee of \$5 plus \$5.50 per game rented. the game bank charges an annual gee of \$17 plus \$2.50 per game. for how many game rentals will the cost be the same at both stores? what is the cost?
May 14, 2012 by loraine

My school is planning a Math Fair. Each grade will compete with same grade team members. The rules are: TO make it fun and use Al. math strands . The problem is I dont know where or how to begin this project. Can anyone help?
January 1, 2010 by Joyce

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