# 1) If the odds in favor of an event A are 3 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring?

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1. ### Math

If the odds in favor of an event A are 3 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring?
2. ### Math

If the odds in favor of an event A are 3 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring? I am so confused with this question could you show me how I could solve it?

A student wants to know why if the odds in favor of an event are 3:4, the probability of the event occurring is not 3/4 How do you respond?
4. ### math

the probability of an event is 7/10. Find the odds in favor of this event occurring.
5. ### Math

If the odds against an event A are 15 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring?
6. ### math

If the odds against an event A are 15 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring?
7. ### math

You are given the probability of event E. Find the odds in favor of event E and the odds against event E. a. 1/8 b. 2/5
8. ### statistics - conditional probability

Event A has probability 0.9 of occurring. Event B has 0.2 chance of occurring if, and only if, event A has occurred. What is the overall probability that event B will occur? I'm so confused. This seems so simple, I'm not sure why I can't reason through it. They're not ...
9. ### statistics - conditional probability

Event A has probability 0.9 of occurring. Event B has 0.2 chance of occurring if, and only if, event A has occurred. What is the overall probability that event B will occur? I'm so confused. This seems so simple, I'm not sure why I can't reason through it. They're not ...
10. ### Pre-Calc, Probability

From a deck of 52 playing cards, 7 cards are dealt. What are the odds of the following event occuring --4 From one suit, 3 from another The probability of the event occurring is also acceptable. But, the answer is 99/16722971 (as far as the odds go
11. ### math

the probability of an event is 7/12. what are the odds against this event occurring?
12. ### math/probability

the odds in favor of an event are 10:1 find the probability that the event will occur.
13. ### Find the odds in favor of an event whose probabili

Find the odds in favor of an event whose probability is P(E) = 3/10
14. ### Help Math

Events A and B are mutually exclusive. The probability of event A occurring is0.15; the probability of event B occurring is 0.45; what is the probability that A and B will occur? A.0.30 B.0.60 C.1 D.0.40 I think C am I correct?
15. ### statistics

How do I find the probability of an event A occurring or an event B occurring but not both? How do find this equation with a Venn diagram?
16. ### Math

The odds against an event are 48:42 what is the probability that the event will occur?
17. ### math

a teaher chooses a student at random from a class of 10 boys and 15 girls. Find the odds favor of and for the odds against each event. 1. choosing a girl 2. choosing a boy i don't understand odds of something please help.........
18. ### math

A teach chooses a student at random from a class of 10 boys and 15 girls. Find the odds in favor of and the odds against each event. Choosing a boy

a teaher chooses a student at random from a class of 10 boys and 15 girls. Find the odds favor of and for the odds against each event. 1. choosing a girl 2. choosing a boy i don't understand what the odds of something would be
20. ### drawing

21) The number of oil spills occurring off the Alaskan coast A) Discrete B) Continuous Find the odds. 22) When a single card is drawn from an ordinary 52-card deck, find the odds in favor of getting a red 10 or a black 6. A) 2: 25 B) 1 : 13 C) 1 : 25 D) 1 : 12 23) If the ...
21. ### Statistics

One event A is _________________ of another event B if the probabilty of event A has occurred given event B is the same as the probability that A will occur with no knowledge of B. disjoint mutually exclusive dependent independent
22. ### Math

In an experiment, the probability of the event E is known to be .4. Also the probability of the event F is .8,and the probability of E∪F is 1. i) Compute the probability of these events: P(E∩F)= P(E-F)= ii) Suppose the experiment is run twice in succession. What is...
23. ### math

If the probability of an event happening is 1/7, what are the odds against it happening? What is the ratio of the odds against the event?
24. ### Help Math

P(A)=0.40 P(B)=0.25 The probability of both events occurring is 0.15. What is the probability of either event occurring? A. 0.15 B. 0.50 C. 0.65 D. 0.80 Is it D?
25. ### math

I'm so lost with this stuff! 2. What is the P (A) if we know that the odds in favor of A occurring are 3 to 4? (See section 9.4) 3. Find the P (not A) in the situation presented in question 2 above. 4. The lottery payoff in a letter game at a church social is determined by the...
26. ### Statistics

Events and are mutually exclusive. Suppose event occurs with probability and event occurs with probability . Compute the probability that occurs or does not occur (or both). Compute the probability that either occurs without occurring or and both occur.
27. ### roll dice

Event A you roll the die and it's even Event B you roll the die and it's less than 5 Roll the die once. What is the probability that Event A will occur given that Event B has alrady occured? would it be 3/4 = .75 or 75% not sure need help and, Roll the die once. what is the ...
28. ### Math Probability

If the probability that event A will happen is 1/4 and the probability of A not happening is 3/4, find the probability that event A happens 3 times out of 7 experiments
29. ### math

Find the probability which odds in favor are given in problem. Odds in favor are 7 to 2. 1 0
30. ### Math

Given P(A) = m is the probability of event A occurring in any given trial: 1. State the range of possible values of m 2. Suppose two trials are performed independently. Find, in terms of m, the probability of A occurring: a) Exactly once b) At least once I am very confused of ...
31. ### Satistics Help

A student claims that if the odds in favor of winning a game are a:b, then out of every a+b games she would win a games. Hence, the probability of the event of winning the game is a/b+b Is the student's reasoning correct? why or why not?
32. ### Probability Math

Event A has probability of 0.2 and event B has probability of 0.3. If they are independent, what is the probability that both of them happen? I can't remember how to do this one.
33. ### math

Events A and B are dependent events. The probability that event A occurs is 20%. The probability that events A and B both occur is 8%. What is the probability that event B occurs given that event A occurs? Explain how you found your answer.
34. ### math

Events A and B are dependent events. The probability that event A occurs is 20%. The probability that events A and B both occur is 8%. What is the probability that event B occurs given that event A occurs? Explain how you found your answer.
35. ### math

Events A and B are dependent events. The probability that event A occurs is 20%. The probability that events A and B both occur is 8%. What is the probability that event B occurs given that event A occurs? Explain how you found your answer.

1) If the odds in favor of an event A are 3 to 1, what is the probability associated with event A occurring? A) B) C) 4 D) Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. 2) The height of a randomly selected student. A) Discrete B) ...
37. ### Algebra 1

Will you please check my work? :) Choose ALL (if any) applicable terms for the events described, then calculate the probability of the events. Jason has a cube with colored sides: red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. 1. Rolling a red or a primary color. Choices: ...
38. ### math

Suppose an event has a probability of p. What can you say about the value of p? What is the probability that the event will not occur? Explain
39. ### Statistics

Events A, B, and C are defines on sample space S. Their corresponding sets of sample points do not intersect and their union is S. Further, event B is twice as likely to occur as event A, and event C is twice as likely to occur as event B. Determine the probability of each of ...
40. ### probability of an event

How do you predict the probability of an event using trials or simulations? Example please? Thanks. :)
41. ### Math

If the probability of an event happening is p, what is an algebraic expression that represents the probability that the event does not happen?
42. ### math

Suppose P is the theoretical probability of an event occurring. Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating P?
43. ### statistics

5. Consider the probabilities in problem 4. The probability that a randomly selected single book purchase will not be for a work of fiction is (a) 0.80 (b) 0.25 (c) 0.20 (d) 0.30 (e) 0.75 6. Two dice are rolled. Suppose A is the event the sum of the numbers on the top faces is...
44. ### math

The probability of event A is 5/8. The probability of event B is 2/5. Explain why A and B cannot be mutually exclusive events.
45. ### math 7

Describe an example of an event that has a probability of zero and an event that has a probability of 100
46. ### math

What is the P (A) if we know that the odds in favor of A occurring are 3 to 4?
47. ### MATH

If P(A)=3/5 what are the odds in favor of A occurring?
48. ### probabilty

Given that P(A) =2/9, what are the odds in favor of A occurring?
49. ### Probability

You roll two five-sided dice. The sides of each die are numbered from 1 to 5. The dice are “fair" (all sides are equally likely), and the two die rolls are independent. Part (a): Event A is “the total is 10" (i.e., the sum of the results of the two die rolls is 10). Is ...
50. ### mathematical physics

An unbiased coin is tossed three times. If A is the event that a head appears on each of the first two tosses , B is the event that a tail occurs on the third toss and C is the event that exactly two tails appears in the three tosses, show that : i) Event A and B are ...
51. ### mathematical physics

An unbiased coin is tossed three times. If A is the event that a head appears on each of the first two tosses , B is the event that a tail occurs on the third toss and C is the event that exactly two tails appears in the three tosses, show that : i) Event A and B are ...
52. ### Stats

Assume that event A occurs with probability 0.4 and event B occurs with probability 0.5. Assume that A and B are disjoint events. The probability that either event occurs (A or B) is A. 0.0 B. 0.7 C. 0.9 D. 1.0.
53. ### math

determine the number of outcomes in a event decide wether it is simple or not you random select 1 card from stanard deck event c is selecting a 5 event C has how many outcomes and this event simple
54. ### Algebra102

A pair of dice is rolled~ A possible event is rolling a multiple of 5. What is the probability of the complement of the event? A. 2/36 B. 12/36 C. 29/36 D. 32/36
55. ### math

1. Arabella's password consists of one letter followed by 2 digits. What is the probability of correctly guessing arabella's password? 2. If the probability of an event happening is p, what is an algebraic expression that represents the probability that the event does not happen?
56. ### math

Suppose P is the experimental probability of a certain event occurring, based on 100 trials. Which of the following is the correct formula for calculating P?
57. ### maths

If an event A.implies obtaining prime number of an event B.implies obtaining an odd number in a single throw of a dice. Find the probability of event A or B.
58. ### Statistics

Event A occurs with probability 0.1 and event B with probability 0.5 A) What is the maximum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? B) What is the minimum probability that the intersection of A and B can have? C) If it is know that P(A complement and B ...
59. ### math

In a game, a player tosses a coin 4 times. If the player gets 3 or 4 heads, he/she wins. What is the theoretical probability of winning this game? I just need to know the outcomes. I don't know how to get them. Please and Thank you. Coin 1: 50% Heads Coin 2: 50% Heads Coin 3: ...
60. ### Probability

f two indistinguishable dice are rolled, what is the probability of the event {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3)}? 1 What is the corresponding event for a pair of distinguishable dice? 2 {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3)} {(3, 3), (2, 3), (5, 3), (3, 5), (3, 2)} {(3, 3), (2, 2), (5, 5), (3, 5), (3...
61. ### Math Help

1.) P(E) = 0.7. Find the probability that the event WILL NOT happen. P(E’)= 2.) P(E') = 17/35. Look for the probability that the event WILL happen. Put answer is a/b form. P(E)=
62. ### Math

A spinner has regions numbered 1 through 21. What is the probability that the spinner will stop on an even number or a multiple of 3? Okay so I am lost. I understand that the probability of an event is the # of ways an event can occur over the total # of possible outcomes. I ...
63. ### Statistics

1. A human gene carries a certain disease from a mother to her child with a probability rate of 0.58. That is, there is a 58% chance that the child becomes infected with the disease. Suppose a female carrier of the gene has five children. Assume that the infections, or lack ...
64. ### Algebra

If the probability that an event will occur is 8/13, what are the odds that it will occur? 8:13
65. ### probability math

you have a set of 10 cards numbered 1 to 10. You choose a card at random. event A is choosing a number less than 4. Event B is choosing an even number. Calculate the probability of A.
66. ### Probability

Let A,B,C be three events and let X=IA, Y=IB, Z=IC be the associated indicator random variables. We already know that X⋅Y is the indicator random variable of the event A∩B. In the same spirit, give an algebraic expression, involving X, Y, Z for the indicator random...
67. ### math

when you find the probability of an event happening by subtracting the probability of the event not happening from 1, we are usning
68. ### math

Canada, venezuela, kenya, france and new zealand, are qualified to compete in a final event of the olympics games. suppose that new zealand withdrawn from the event and canada has two athletes entered in the event. 1. what is the probability that canada wins two medals? 2. at ...
69. ### operations mangement

Johnson chemicals is considering two options for its supplier portfolio option one uses to local supplier such a unique event risk of 5% the probability of a super event that would disable both at the same time is estimated to be 1.5% option to use it to suppliers located in ...
70. ### statistics

If I am using a venn diagram, the probability that event A occurs or event B occurs but not both. What is my formula? I am soooo very confused..
71. ### math-high school

If the probability of an event happening is 2/5, then the probability of the event not happening is 3/5? This is False. The answer is 1/3. Explain why the answer is 1/3

73. ### Math

When a single card is drawn from an ordinary 52-card deck, find the odds in favor of getting the 4 of spades. This is the answer I got, could someone tell me if I have done it correctly? Odds in favor of A = Number of ways A could occur / 1 - Number of ways A could not occur ...
74. ### Statistics/Probability

2. Two roommates, roommate X and roommate Y, are expecting company and are arguing over who should have to wash the dishes before the company arrives. Roommate X suggests a game of rock-paper-scissors to settle the dispute. Consider the game of rock-paper-scissors to be a ...
75. ### Math

Find the odds of an event E with Pr(E)=5/8
76. ### probability

Consider 10 independent tosses of a biased coin with the probability of Heads at each toss equal to p, where 0<p<1. Let A be the event that there are 6 Heads in the first 8 tosses. Let B be the event that the 9th toss results in Heads. Find P(B∣A) and express it in...
77. ### statistics

Define the concept of independent events with regards to probability. Provide an example of an event that is independent and an event that is not independent
78. ### Probality

Dealing a card from a standard deck, the noted outcome is the denomination and suit. Let Q denote the event that the card is a queen and H the event that the card is a heart.Awhat is the union of Q and H? What is the conditional probability of Pr(H/Q)?
79. ### math-independent and dependent events

A card is chosen at a ramdom from a deck of 52 cards.It is then replaced and a second card is chosen.What is the probability of getting a jack and then an eight? getting a jack 4/52. Then getting an eight 4/52 Probability of getting a jack and then an eight, given those are ...
80. ### Java

The way event driven programming works in Java is that a handler object fires an event, and a source object processes the event. True or False
81. ### PROBABILITY MATH

Suppose one card is selected at random from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. Let A= event a diamond is selected B=event a club is selected Determine P(A|(not B)) DrBob said it is 1/3 but how did he get it? I keep getting answer 1 or 21/26
82. ### Math - Odds

If you toss three coins, what are the odds in favor of getting exactly two tails and one head? A. 3:8 B. 3:5 C. 5:3 D. 8:3 can you explain this? i can do odds but this is confusing me.
83. ### English 10

In the autobiographical selections "Hair" and "It Can't Be Helped," the authors describe how racial prejudice affected their early lives. Identify the key event described in each of the selections. Then explain how each author responded to the event at the time it happened and...
84. ### history

OK, this is more of a personal thing. Needed to interview some people on some American events, don't really know anyone old enough to answer. President Kennedy's Assassination (Nov. 22, 1963) What do you remember about that day? Where were you? How did you hear about the event...
85. ### Math

If the probability of an event happening is 2/5, then the probability of the event not happening is 3/5? This is False. The answer is 1/3. Explain why the answer is 1/3
86. ### math

If the probability of an event happening is 2/5, then the probability of the event not happening is 3/5? This is False. The answer is 1/3. Explain why the answer is 1/3
87. ### Pre-Algebra

These are 2 problems that I'm stuck on; I know the answers to them but I just don't know how to find that answer. Can someone please help? 1. The probability that the Lions football team will win the next game is 0.6. What are the odds that it'll win? Ans- Odds in favor of the...
88. ### Math.

#1) Consider the experiment of rolling a single die. Find the probability of the event described. What is P(odd and prime)? A) 1/6 B) 1/2 C) 1/3 D) 2/3 #2) Consider the experiment of selecting a card from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards and determine the probability of ...
89. ### math

The probability of an event is 20%. how many times should you expect the event to occur in the given number of trials? 1.15 trials 2. 40 trials 3. 75 trials 4. 120 trials

1.Who was Blaise Pascal and how did he help start the study of probability? 2.Who was Pierre de Fermat and how did he help start the study of probability? 3.What was the relationship between Blaise Pascal and Pierre de Fermat and what were they studying when they began writing...
91. ### finite math

A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {3,6,7,}, and event G={9,10,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G. find P(F or G) by counting the number of ...
92. ### finite math

A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {6,7,}, and event G={9,10,11,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G?. find P(F or G) by counting the number of ...
93. ### finite math

A probability experiment was conducted in which the sample space of the experiment is S={1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12}, event F= {6,7,}, and event G={9,10,11,12}. Assume that each outcome is equally likely. List the outcomes of F and G?. find P(F or G) by counting the number of ...
94. ### english

I have to write an English paper discussing a current event; I chose Obama Care, but was told it is not a current event. I know the bill was passed in 2014, but discussions are still being posed about it and there are continuing developments, so why is this not a current event?
95. ### statistics

i bought a vegetable seed pocket containing 20 seeds. A manufacturer label on the pocket said that the seeds have at least 90% germination rate. I planted all 20 seeds following their instructions in preparing soil and water. They told me if an "unlikely event" happens, return...
96. ### PROBABILITY MATH

Suppose one card is selected at random from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. Let A= event a diamond is selected B=event a club is selected Determine P(A|(not B)) Could some one explain this to me and tell me how they got the answer
97. ### PROBABILITY MATH

Suppose one card is selected at random from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. Let A= event a diamond is selected B=event a club is selected Determine P(A|(not B)) Could some one explain this to me and tell me how they got the answer
98. ### Statistics

You have these 10 observations of some event X: 1.03 1.022 1.022 1.01 1.026 1.02 0.95 1.005 1.05 1.023 Here is the sorted list from least to greatest: 0.95 1.005 1.01 1.02 1.022 1.022 1.023 1.026 1.03 1.05 Based on this data alone: 1) It makes sense to say P(X <= 0.95) = 1/...
99. ### Math MDM4U

Event A represents the act of drawing a rank of eight from a standard deck of 52 cards, if B represents the event of drawing any diamond after the first card has been replaced into the deck, what is the probability of A and B.
100. ### math

An ordinary dice is rolled what are the odds against and in favour of the event "multiple of Three"?