## Hal and Renee play the following game a bag has 11 tiles in it each with a letter from the word probably in it Hal and Renee take turns draw

Hal and Renee play the following game a bag has 11 tiles in it each with a letter from the word probably in it Hal and Renee take turns drawing a tile recording the first letter and placing the tile back in the bag Hal earns a point if he draws a vowel. Renee earns a point if she draws a consonant they decide that the letter y can be a vowel or consonant which statement best explains whether the game is fair or not.

A the game is not fair because Hal and rene have the same probability of drawing winning letters.

B the game is fair because both Hal and Renee will get a point if a y is drawn

C the game is not fair because the probability of hal drawing a a winning letter is greater then the probability of Renee drawing a winning letter

D the game is not fair because the probability of Hal drawing a winning letter is less then the probability of Renee drawing a winning letter

## Answers ( )

Answer:D. The game is not fair because the probability of Hal drawing a winning letter is less then the probability of Renee drawing a winning letterExplanation:The word is not probably, which has 8 letters, but probability, which has 11 letters

1. HalProbability of drawing a vowel

2. ReneeProbability of drawing a consonant

## Conclusion

As you see, the probability of drawing a vowel (5/11), which is the winning letter for Hal, is less than the probability of drawing a consonant (7/11), which is the winning letter of Renee. Then,