Michelle R.

asked • 03/17/14

what is the probability that a survey student oppose legalization of marijuana?

in a poll of 626 university students, 292 said that they were opposed to legalizing marijuana.

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Kay G. answered • 03/17/14

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Kay G.

The ratio 2:1 does not mean 1 out of every 2 students.  1 out of every 2 is half of them, which would be a 1:1 ratio, i.e. equal.  2:1 means 2 students on one side and 1 student on the other side, for 3 students total.  That is, 2 are for and 1 is against, 3 total students.
 
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Ebenezer O.

Thanks Kay i'll correct that.
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