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Jennifer writes the letters M-O-N-T-A-N-A on cards and then places the cards in a hat. What are the odds in favor of picking a vowel?
3:7
4:7
3:4
4:3
Is it 3:4???

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  1. 3 vowels / 7 letters

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  2. oof, stuped me! thank you Damon

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  3. You are welcome.

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  4. Odds in favour of some event = prob(the event) : prob(not that event)

    prob(a vowel) = 3/7
    prob(not a vowel) = 4/7

    odds in favour of a vowel = 3/7 : 4/7 = 3 : 4

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  5. whoops sorry, I read probability, not odds

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