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posted by Amy .
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?

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PsyDAG
It depends on the probability, which you have not posted.
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