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

kropot72
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thx but i'm still a little confused..I dont know why :(

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