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of 53 plays attributed to a playwright, 16 are comedies, 18 are tragedies, and 19 are histories. if one play is selected at random, find the odds against selecting a tragedy.

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    18/53 = 33.9 %

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    the prob of selecting a tragedy = 18/53
    prob of not section a tragedy = 35/53

    odds against selecting a tragedy
    = (35/53 / (18/53+
    = 35 : 18

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