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Find the odds. The kings are separated from a deck of standard playing cards and shuffled. One king is randomly selected. What are the odds in favor of drawing a black card?
A. 4 to 1
B. 1 to 4
C. 1 to 2
D. 1 to 1
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Medal and Become Fan Rewarded for Correct Information/Answer... Please help me :D Find the odds. The kings are separated from a deck of standard playing cards and shuffled. One king is randomly selected. What are the odds in favor of drawing a black card? A. 4 to 1 B. 1 to 4 C. 1 to 2 D. 1 to 1

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kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2There are 4 kings in a standard pack. Two of the 4 kings are in black suits. The odds are the ratio of the probability of drawing a black card to the probability of not drawing a black card. Can you see what the correct choice is?

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2No. What is the probability of drawing a black card?

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Can you please bear with me while I take you through the steps. There are 4 cards, 2 of which are black. So what is the probability of drawing a black card?

Needhelpp101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are 2 ways you can draw a black king from the 4 possibilities. 2/4 = 1/2 = 50%

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Good work! You are correct. There are 4 cards, 2 of which are not black. So what is the probability of drawing a card that is not black?

Needhelpp101
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thx but i'm still a little confused..I dont know why :(

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Can you just answer this and then the final answer will soon emerge: There are 4 cards, 2 of which are not black. So what is the probability of drawing a card that is not black?

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do you think that the probabilities of drawing a card that is black and a card that is not black are the same?

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The odds are the ratio of the probability of drawing a black card to the probability of not drawing a black card. The two probabilities are equal in this case. Can you now see what the correct choice of the odds must be?

kropot72
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You are correct! Well done :)
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