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?

    asked by Rodney on May 1, 2011
  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

    asked by grey on March 25, 2010
  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.

    asked by Alejandro on January 21, 2014
  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

    asked by Jack on January 11, 2011
  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

    asked by candy on June 10, 2011
  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

    asked by Joe on June 19, 2017
  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 _____

    asked by Bella on August 23, 2015
  10. math 157

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

    asked by Rmz on January 17, 2010
  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

    asked by BWB on May 8, 2010
  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

    asked by Shan on March 11, 2011
  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

    asked by Arianne on April 23, 2017
  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.

    asked by karen on March 10, 2012
  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

    asked by PD on November 24, 2009
  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?

    asked by kim on October 7, 2015
  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
  18. math 8th please help

    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

    asked by megan on February 14, 2011
  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-

    asked by mysterychicken on June 29, 2009
  22. math

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

    asked by math enhancement on January 18, 2011
  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

    asked by Punkie on November 28, 2009
  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?

    asked by karen on March 7, 2012
  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

    asked by joey on October 31, 2008
  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

    asked by annonymous on October 31, 2008
  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
  55. math - please help!!

    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

    asked by Urgen please help on May 29, 2012
  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?

    asked by Tyga on March 31, 2010
  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

    asked by chris on April 18, 2013
  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.

    asked by John on October 1, 2009
  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.

    asked by student on July 3, 2007
  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?

    asked by Andrew on March 3, 2013
  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

    asked by Nicholas on May 30, 2011
  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