The odds against a particular event happening are 9 : 7. What is the probability that the event will happen?

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The odds against a particular event happening are 9 : 7. What is the probability that the event will happen?

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Gianna 3 weeks 2021-09-26T03:19:41+00:00 1 Answer 0

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    2021-09-26T03:21:28+00:00

    Answer:

    7/16

    Step-by-step explanation:

    Odds against = number of failures / number of successes

    So number of failures = 9 and the number of successes = 7.

    Probability = number of successes / number of total events

    P = 7 / (7 + 9)

    P = 7/16

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