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The NCAA men's basketball season starts with 327 college teams all dreaming of making it to "the big dance" and attaining the National Championship. Sixty-four teams are selected for the tournament, and only one wins it all. (Assume that every team has an equal chance.)
(a) What are the odds against a team being selected for the tournament?


(b) What are the odds of a team that is in the tournament winning the National Championship?

  • Statistics 250 -

    a) 1 - 64/327 = ?

    b) 1/64

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    A).2%
    B).02%

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