# MTH 157

Given that P(A)=2/9 what are the odds in favor of A occuring?

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1. If probability of A occurring [P(A)] = 2/9 = .22222. Where is the problem?

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2. SO WHICH IS THE ANSWER?
A)2:7
B)2:9
C)1:9
D)7:2

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