Determining Probabilities

If a spinner has 10 equal-sized sections, which of the following will be false?

P(1) = 10%

P(not 1) = 10%

P(2) = 10%

P(not odd) = 50%

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  1. same question as the last one really.
    Come on guess and say why you guessed that.

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  2. obviously it is P(not 1) = 10% because that implies that 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 have 10% chance against 1. so each number that is not 1 will have less than 1% of a chance to beat 1.

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  3. or just nine out of ten of your slots are not one so the chances of hitting any one of them is certainly not 0.1

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  4. I just broke it down for Jamar because this is a rather simple question, so I didn't know if he needed extra help on this or if he was just being lazy and not doing his homework.

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