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Odds Exercises

Example 1

What are the odds in favor of getting at least one tail after flipping 2 fair coins?

Example 2

What are the odds in favor of picking a face card (J, Q, K) at random from a deck of cards (no jokers)?

Example 3

What are the odds in favor of rolling a number greater than 3 on a fair die?

Example 4

What are the odds against picking a king at random from a deck of cards (no jokers)?

Example 5

What are the odds against flipping heads with a fair coin?

Example 6

What are the odds against rolling 1 or 2 on a fair dice?

Example 7

Find the odds in favor of an event whose probability is .

Example 8

Find the odds in favor of an event whose probability is .

Example 9

Find the odds in favor of an event whose probability is .

Example 10

Find the odds against an event whose probability is .

Example 11

Find the odds against an event whose probability is .

Example 12

Find the odds against an event whose probability is .

Example 13

Find the probability of an event if the odds in its favor are 5:6.

Example 14

Find the probability of an event if the odds in its favor are 6:2.

Example 15

Find the probability of an event if the odds in its favor are 11:45.

Example 16

Find the probability of an event if the odds against it are 2:3.

Example 17

Find the probability of an event if the odds against it are 49:12.

Example 18

Find the probability of an event if the odds against it are 99:1.