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14 Answered Questions for the topic Chance

Calculating damage output in a video game

I have a character in a video game with 2 different sets of items. A normal attack does 800 damage, a critical attack does 1,5 times that, so 1200. The character has a certain attack speed, and a... more
Chance Math Probability

01/24/20

Probability of a consecutive event over (x) trials?

How do I calculate the chance/probability of an event with a 35% chance of success occurring 5 times in a row over the course of (x) number of trials?So over 100 trials how many consecutive 5... more

12/12/19

What are the odds that two different people will send you a text with an obscure symbol, a week apart?

Assume that these events take place in the United States among native English speakers.What are the chances that someone would send you a text message containing the inverted question mark (used in... more

10/25/19

Expected Value Question

Marcus pays a fee of $6 to enter the game. The game uses a fair die. If Marcus rolls anything from 1-5 (inclusive), he wins that many dollars. He can continue rolling and winning until he rolls a... more

01/29/18

You have a small bag of candy-coated chocolates: three are red, four are yellow, two are green, and five are blue. If you take a piece out of the bag at random,

You have a small bag of candy-coated chocolates: three are red, four are yellow, two are green, and five are blue. If you take a piece out of the bag at random, what is the probability that it is... more

01/29/18

2. You have a dime and a penny. Flip them both, noting whether each coin lands on heads or tails. List all possible outcomes. Let E be the event that you get at

2. You have a dime and a penny. Flip them both, noting whether each coin lands on heads or tails. List all possible outcomes. Let E be the event that you get at least one head. List all the... more

01/26/18

Probability

A bag contains 15 identical marbles. There are 7 red, 3 blue and 5 yellow marbles. A marble is picked out at random and not replaced. A second marble is then picked out at random and not... more
Chance Probability

07/05/17

GAME 1: 1/4 chance of winning. $1.5 to play. $5 pays back for a win. GAME 2: 1/3 chance of winning. $2 to play. $5 for a win. WHICH GAME IS BEST TO PLAY?

I'm pretty sure that both are equally fair yet my math teacher says that game 2 is better for the player, just because it has more chance of winning yet cost more to play and gives less profit on a... more
Chance Probability

06/27/17

What are the odds in picking a drag race winner between 2 drivers?

There are 2 drag racers. I feel the odds are a 25%chance. Simply because you could choose either driver, which is a 50 50 chance, and each one of the drivers could win which would also be a 50 50... more

11/05/15

How many ways i can mix this item together with different colors. 3pen,3markers, 3pencil?

3 markers, 3 pens, 3 pencils with different colors blue, yellow, and green. How many ways?

Question is in description

A magazine rack contains 5 sports magazines, 7 news magazines, and 10 fashion magazines. After a magazine is not replaced. Find the probability of randomly choosing two fashion magazines.
Chance

02/20/15

What is the chance that he received $60 ?

Eric received 3 red packets. Each red packet had an equal chance of having either a $5, $20, or $50 note. What is the chance that he received $60 ? a. 2/33 b. 4/27 c. 1/9 d. 1/6
Chance Order Odds

08/01/14

Odds of Order

If 'A' is a single event... and 'B' is a single event... and 'C' is a single event... They can be lined up in 6 different Orders, i.e: 1.  A,B,C 2.  B,C,A 3.  C,A,B 4.  A,C,B 5.  B,A,C 6.... more

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