# A certain drawing states that the odds of winning are 117:168. What would be the odds against winning? Would it be 168/117??

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1. ## Math

A certain drawing states that the odds of winning are 117:168. What would be the odds against winning? would it be 168/117?

asked by Jen on July 22, 2011
2. ## Math

A certain drawing states that the odds of winning are 117:168. What would be the odds against winning? Would it be 168/117??

asked by Jen on July 22, 2011
3. ## Math/Statistics

A certain drawing states that the odds of winning are 15:270. What would be the odds against winning?

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4. ## math

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the following odds. A. Odds in favor of drawing a 5,6,7 B. Odds against drawing a king, queen, jack, or ace D.Odds against drawing an even numbered (2,4,6,8,10)card. Can I get some help

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5. ## Data Management

A confident and boastful coach claims that on the next league game the odds of his team winning are 3:1; the odds against losing are 5:1; and the odds against a tie are 7:1. Can these odds be right? Explain.

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6. ## Math

A sweepstakes posted the odds and payoffs. Suppose that mailing the sweepstakes costs \$0.33 and the odds in favor of winning the various prizes are listed in the chart below. What is the expected value of the sweepstakes for any individual? Considering the

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7. ## 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

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8. ## Math

Suppose that the weather forecast calls for a 30% chance of rain on each of the three days of a long weekend. What are the odds in favour of no rain throughout the entire long weekend? Claudia and Ally are the two favourites to win an upcoming golf

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9. ## MATH

What are the odds in favor of randomly drawing the letter C from the letters in the word CANADIAN?The odds are from ____ to _____

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10. ## math 157

What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart? Would the odds be 2

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11. ## Math: please check

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the following odds: Odds against drawing a king, queen, jack, or ace Would this not be 16/52=4/13

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12. ## math

one million tickets are sold for a lottery in which a single prize will be awarded. (a) if you purchase one ticket, determine your odds against winning (b) if you purchase 10 tickets, determine your odds against winning

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13. ## math

You place a bet on the number 21 in roulette. The probability of winning is 1 38 , and the company hosting the casino night for a city fundraiser gives the payoff odds as 35:1. What are the odds that the ball will land on the number 21? 1:37 1:38 1:35 1:21

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14. ## math

The odds against pats winning the election are 6:7 with these odds, what is the probablity that pat will win the election.

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15. ## math

Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. #1. What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart? Coin question... What are the odds in favor of getting at least one head in three

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16. ## Math

Suppose you draw a card from an ordinary deck of playing cards What are the odds in favor of drawing a face card? b. What are the odds against drawing a face card?

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17. ## College Math

Lottery: One million tickets were sold for a lottery in which a single prize will be awarded. a)If you purchase a ticket, determine your odds against winning. b)If you purchase 10 tickets, determine your odds against winning.

asked by Brenda on April 18, 2011

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

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19. ## 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.........

asked by megan on February 14, 2011
20. ## Math

Consider an even money game that pays 4:3 if event A occurs. What is the probability of event A? I am thinking that here, probability = denominator of odds / (denominator of odds + numerator of odds) but I find other sources say odds = probability / (1-p)

asked by Anonymous on July 4, 2018
21. ## 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-

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22. ## math

the odds in favor winning a particular lottery are 1 to 2,400,000. find the probability of winning

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23. ## Math

I was wondering if someone could help me check my work on this problem and see if I'm correct. Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a

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24. ## math

The odds against Pat winning the election are 5:9. With these odds, what is the probability that Pat will win the election?

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25. ## Math/Statistics

If the odds of winning a raffle are 13:225, what is the probability of winning?

asked by Rodney on May 1, 2011
26. ## Math

If the odds of winning a raffle are 17:214, what is the probability of winning?

asked by Jen on July 22, 2011
27. ## Math

A race track tote board has the odds for a horse listed as 5 to 3. Tote boards list the odds that a horse will lose the race. If this is the case, what is the probability of the horse winning the race? how do you start this?

asked by Rmz on January 27, 2010
28. ## Math

What are the odds against getting three heads in three successive flips of a coin? Odds against A = (1 – 3/6)/ (3/6)= 3/5 = 3::5 Could someone check my answer and correct me if I need it please

asked by Punkie on November 28, 2009
29. ## 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.

asked by bubbie on May 28, 2013
30. ## math

flip a coin 3 times a) what are the odds in favor of getting exactly 2 heads b) what are the odds against getting at most 1 tail i got a) 3/4 b) 7/8 i don't think they are right can someone help

asked by austin on November 1, 2008
31. ## math

flip a coin 3 times a) what are the odds in favor of getting exactly 2 heads b) what are the odds against getting at most 1 tail

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32. ## math

flip a coin 3 times a) what are the odds in favor of getting exactly 2 heads b) what are the odds against getting at most 1 tail

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33. ## Math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 5 to 7. Answer is ________.

asked by Brian on December 23, 2012
34. ## Probablity

What are the odds against an earthquake occuring on a certain day in a certain area if the odds of it occurring is 0.05?

asked by Paulette on October 18, 2009
35. ## Math: Help: probability

Which answer, if any, is correct to: Two cards are drawn without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing a club and a diamond? My options are 13:204; 204:13, 13;191; or 191:13 I had two different people help

asked by bart on May 16, 2010
36. ## Math

Given that P(A)= 1/36, what are the odds against A occuring? I found this formula in my chapter odds against A= 1-P(a)/P(a) Would it be 1-1/36 over 1/36? Or how do I go about it?

asked by Carrie on March 21, 2010
37. ## ALGEBRA

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 10000 to 7.

asked by Mike on May 21, 2012
38. ## math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 10000 to 1.

asked by apryl on August 28, 2011
39. ## Math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 5 to 7. ____?

asked by Regina M on December 21, 2012
40. ## algebra

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 10000 to 1

asked by apryl on August 26, 2011
41. ## Math Probability dice roll

two fair dice are rolled, find the A)odds of getting a 9 B) the odds against getting a 12

asked by janet on April 16, 2012
42. ## 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

asked by Anonymous on November 3, 2010
43. ## Probability

This is a lottery odds question. It involves the Mega Millions, where 5 numbers are selected from the intergers 1-56 (without replacement) then a special 6th ball is selected from a new set of intergers 1-46. The odds of winning are 1/175711536. If exactly

asked by Rey on March 18, 2008
44. ## MATH Prob.

What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart if drawing from a deck of cards w/o replacement?

asked by Twg on August 11, 2009
45. ## math

You have a set of 36 flash cards numbered from 1 to 36. A card is chosen at random. Find the odds in favor of and the odds againts each selection. Prime number Would it be 1?

asked by Anonymous on November 3, 2010
46. ## Math 156

1)Suppose you buy 1 ticket for \$1 out of a lottery of 3000 tickets. If the prize for the one winning ticket is to be \$500, what are your expected winnings? I'm assuming the answer for this one is \$0.00 2)A basketball player with a free throw shooting

asked by jessica on August 7, 2009
47. ## math

if the odds agaisnt you winning are 1 to 7,what would the probability that you would win?

asked by anthony on April 8, 2012
48. ## probability question

if the odds agaisnt you winning are 1 to 7,what would the probability that you would win?

asked by jazz hands on April 8, 2012
49. ## ALGEBRA

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 1 to 3.

asked by Daniel on November 27, 2011
50. ## math strayer

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 3 to 7.

asked by Anonymous on August 26, 2012
51. ## math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 3 to 7. 1

asked by Anonymous on August 22, 2012
52. ## Math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 2 to 5.

asked by LaCresha on September 16, 2012
53. ## math

Find the probability whose odds against are given in the problem. Odds against are 3 to 7. 1

asked by Anonymous on August 21, 2012
54. ## Statistics 250

The NCAA men's basketball season starts with 327 college teams all dreaming of making it to "the big dance" and attaining the National Championship. Sixty-four teams are selected for the tournament, and only one wins it all. (Assume that every team has an

asked by Alica on March 18, 2010

A squash match is won when one player wins three games. This situation is often referred to as winning the "best-three-out-of-five" Barbara has a slight edge in winning each game with the odds in favour of 5 to 4 a) what is the probability that maria will

asked by sally on November 19, 2011
56. ## Math

What are the odds in winning in a roulette if I bet on an exact number chosen from 37 numbers in all?

asked by Therese on March 1, 2013
57. ## math: not sure how to figure out

What are the odds against getting exactly two heads in three successive flips of a coin? The odds for are: 2/3 but I do not know how to figure out the probability of odds against getting exactly two heads in three successive flips.

asked by bwb on May 6, 2010
58. ## epidemiology

11. A study to assess the relationship between smoking and lung cancer found that the odds ratio is 4. Using your own words, interpret the odds ratio.

asked by chy on June 19, 2014
59. ## Math

Akira is selling raffle tickets to raise money for the school band. The odds aginst winning a prize in the raffle are 9:1. What is the decimal probability of winning a prize?

asked by Taylor on April 7, 2011
60. ## stats

The following data were collected from a case-control study of breast cancer and fat intake: case control High-fat diet 10 5 Low-fat diet 40 55 50 60 Statistical inferences for odds ratios are based on the natural log of the odds ratio, rather than the

asked by thane on July 16, 2013
61. ## math-probability

In a 16 horse race, what is the probability of choosing the winning trifecta? (Disregard odds on horses)

asked by Anonymous on June 9, 2017
62. ## Data managment math

4: the odds againsts winning in craps are 507 to 493. what is the expected return on a 20.00 wager?

asked by Samir on January 28, 2008
63. ## Math

Find the odds. A basketball player with a free throw shooting percentage of 60% gets fouled and goes to the line to shoot free throws. What are the odds in favor of her making her first shot?

asked by Rena on January 6, 2011
64. ## Statistics

Having trouble with these four questions: 1. Given the rules of the different games of chance described in the sheet you downloaded, think about your odds of winning in each of these three scenarios: A. Craps: Either roll or a 7 or 11 on the first roll, OR

asked by Tim on December 17, 2015
65. ## Math-probability

If the odds of winning a raffle are 2:240, what is the probability of winning? I think it's 2/240??

asked by Jen on July 30, 2011
66. ## Math

If you are given odds of 3 to 4 in favor of winning a bet, what is the probability of winning the bet?

asked by Ted on July 27, 2013
67. ## algebra

the probability of winning a particular game at the game store is one fourth. fine the odds of winning the game

asked by ray on August 14, 2016
68. ## Math

What are the odds of drawing a 5 from these cards? 1,2,3,4,5 I do not understand how to solve this. Thanks

asked by Katie on September 18, 2016
69. ## Math

Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds against drawing two kings?

asked by B on September 28, 2009
70. ## math

Can someone please help me solve this? What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart?

asked by Aleah on October 9, 2009
71. ## 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

asked by Punkie on December 6, 2009
72. ## Math

Two teams are playing in a best of seven playoff series. The first team to win four games wins the series. Ties are broken through sudden decision overtime. If the teams are evenly matched: What are the odds in favour of either team sweeping the series, in

asked by Laure on September 28, 2015
73. ## math

I do not understand how the odds of drawing a queen from a deck of cards is 3to1

asked by angela on November 23, 2013
74. ## math

To win the jackpot in a lottery in Iowa, participants have to select 6 unique winning numbers out of the numbers 1 through 49 in which the order does not matter. What is the probability of winning the jackpot? State your answer as both a fraction and

asked by emma on July 31, 2013
75. ## 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

asked by Jay on July 20, 2012
76. ## Math

A card is drawn from an ordinary pack of playing cards and a person bets that it is a spade or a king.What are odds against his winning this bet?

asked by Glare on November 12, 2012
77. ## 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?

asked by joe on February 20, 2015
78. ## math

Mark plays basketball and he scored 6 times in 8 shots. He says odds in favour of him scoring are 3:4 is he right? Explain. I said he is wrong because 6/8=3/4 which is the probability and the odds in favour for him scoring are 3:1. Am I right?

asked by sakura on March 24, 2015
79. ## math

what are the odds of drawing a spade and a heart out of a regular deck of playing cards?

asked by vanessa on January 23, 2010
80. ## ALGEBRA

What are the odds in favor of drawing face card from an ordinary deck of cards? to

81. ## math

What are the odds in favor of drawing a card lower than a 5 from an ordinary deck of cards?

asked by Anonymous on September 15, 2012
82. ## ALGEBRA

What are the odds in favor of drawing face card from an ordinary deck of cards? to

asked by Randy on May 23, 2012
83. ## ALGEBRA

What are the odds in favor of drawing a card lower than a 5 from an ordinary deck of cards?

asked by Daniel on November 27, 2011
84. ## math

suppose you choose a letter at random from the word ARITHMETIC. What are the odds in favor of selecting a vowel? What are the odds against selecting a vowel?

asked by Anonymous on November 3, 2010
85. ## math

What are the odds in favor of drawing a card higher than a jack from an ordinary deck of cards? 1 to 2 0

asked by Anonymous on August 21, 2012
86. ## math

what are the odds in favor of randomly drawing the letter m from the letters in the word remember? would it be 2 out of 8 would you simplify it to 1 out of 4??? help

asked by becca on March 6, 2012
87. ## math

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

asked by Anonymous on August 21, 2012
88. ## Math 157

What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade and a heart without replacement from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards?

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89. ## Last help Thanks

Karen claims that the odds against randomly drawing the letter S from the letters in the word MISSISSIPPI are 4:7. How do you respond?

asked by joe on February 20, 2015
90. ## math

1. A card is drawn from an ordinary deck of 52 playing cards. What are the odds in favor of drawing an ace? 2. The letters of the word mathematics are written on separate pieces of paper and put in a hat. What is the probability of drawing a vowel from the

asked by bria on July 4, 2012
91. ## algebra 2

10,000 raffle tickets were sold and you buy 12 tickets. Whats the odds against winning

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92. ## Math

A card is drawn at random from an ordinary deck of playing cards. Find the odds in favor of drawing a 5, 6, or 7.

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93. ## STATISTICS

The following table comes from a hypothetical case-control study that compared adults with moderate-to-severe acne (cases) to adults without acne (controls). The researchers examined the relationship between smoking and acne. The prevalence of

asked by Susie on August 6, 2013
94. ## math

How can one calculate the odds of winning the jackpot in the lottery. The probablity is the number of ways to win (usually one) divided by the number of possible entries.

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95. ## probability

the probability of drawing a club from a deck of card is 1/4 what are the odds in favor of drawing a club from an ordinary deck of cards?

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96. ## Math

Did I do this problem right? Consider the experiment of drawing two cards without replacement from an ordinary deck of playing cards. What are the odds in favor of drawing a spade or a heart? Answer: P(Spade)*P(Spade)=(13/52)x(13/51)=169/2652=0.06372. Is

asked by B.B. on August 13, 2009
97. ## Math

According to a 2008 poll 14% Americans have tattoos. Find the odds that an American has a tattoo? (I got probability of 14/100) 1 - 14/100 then 86/100 X 11/14 ***odds American has a tattoo 7:43*** did I work this problem correctly

asked by Shay on July 8, 2011
98. ## Math

HELP A Certain state's lottery LOTTO, is set up so that each player pays \$1 per ticket and chooses six different numbers from 1 to 49. if the six numbers chosen match the six numbers drawn each Saturday evening, the player wins the top cash prize. the

asked by Grace on April 30, 2014
99. ## 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

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100. ## math

A roulette wheel has 18 red slots and 18 black slots numbered alternately with the numbers 1 through 36. Two green slots are numbered 0 and 00. The winning number is determined by the slot into which a single marble rolls. Players are not allowed to bet on

asked by Sarah on September 13, 2010