Algebra 2

posted by Jane

Can someone please explain how to do this problem?

Woodrow wins a tic-tac-toe game 65% of the time when he chooses the first square and 32% of the time when his opponent chooses the first square. The player who plays first is chosen by a coin toss. What is the probability that Woodrow wins a given game?

I think you subtract or add 32% to or from 65% but I'm not sure.

  1. bobpursley

    Pr(winning) = sum of prob of the ways to win...
    Pr= 1/2 * .65 + 1/2 * .32= you do it.

  2. Damon

    .5 * .65 + .5 *.32 = .325 + .16 = .485

    check
    probability other player wins
    = .5 * .35 + .5*.68 = .515
    sum = 1, good :)

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. managerial economics mathQ6

    A and B are playing a simultaneous moves game. A can choose either High or Low and B can choose either Near or Far. If A chooses High and B chooses Near, A receives 5 and B receives 5. If A chooses High and B chooses Far A receives …
  2. Math

    1. A tennis player wins a math 55% of the time when she serves first and 47% of the time when her opponent serves first. The player who serves first is determined by a coin toss before the match. What is the probability that the player …
  3. Math

    How do you solve: n is 2 given that it is even The directions say "let n be a randomly selected integer from 1-20. Find the indicated probability" 1. A tennis player wins a math 55% of the time when she serves first and 47% of the …
  4. math ms sue please help, PLEASE!!!!

    also which are independent events? a) a student spins a spinner. on the first spin she spins a six and on the second spin she spins a three b) a student chooses a card from a deck of 20 cards. the student keeps the card and chooses
  5. math

    application of Proportions-tic-tac-toe boards ?
  6. Math

    A game is played by throwing darts at a target. A player can choose to throw two or three darts. Darcy plays two games. In Game 1, he chooses to throw two darts, and wins if he hits the target at least once. In Game 2, he chooses to …
  7. Math

    A game is played by throwing darts at a target. A player can choose to throw two or three darts. Darcy plays two games. In Game 1, he chooses to throw two darts, and wins if he hits the target at least once. In Game 2, he chooses to …
  8. Math

    Two individuals, A and B, are finalist for a chess championship. They will play a sequence of games, each of which can result in a win for A, a win for B, or a draw. Outcomes of successive games are independent with P(A wins) =.3, …
  9. Algebra

    I cooler at a soccer game holds 10 apple juices and 10 orange juices if the first player chooses a juice and drinks it then the second player chooses a juice what is the probability that both players would choose orange juice
  10. Game Design

    which of the following games has the most complicated rules Soccer ***** Tic Tac Toe Checkers Rock Paper Sissors

More Similar Questions