40 Answered Questions for the topic Odds

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

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

12/20/19

What are the odds of a weekly event happening on a specific day X times out Y total weeks?

Assuming there are no other variables and the event is 100% random, what are the odds of the following:An event happens once, and only once, per week without exception. The day that the event... 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

10/07/18

How likely is it to get a 1.25% chance 27 times in 295 tries?

the question above

09/22/18

What are the odds that 3/12 people would select the same word from a list of 113 words?

What are the odds that 3/12 people would select the same word from a list of 113 words?

05/06/18

A card is picked from a standard deck of 52 cards. Determine the odds against and the odds in favor of selecting a jack

odds of selecting a jack from a deck of CARDS  

05/05/18

Wheel statistics question regarding frequency.

If i have a wheel with 36 numbers and every day i pick a different random number for 260 days and every day the wheel is spun 50 times, how many times on average will the number randomly chosen on... more

01/27/18

Winning a game show

A game show. 1,000,000 players. 12 questions, 3 multiple answers. What are your odds of being the ONLY person getting all 12 questions right?

09/18/17

A single card is selected from a standard deck of 52 cards. What are the odds against selecting a club?

What are the odds against selecting a club?

07/28/17

Probability, Odds, Gambling.

If you have 4 people with 1/10 odds of winning, and they all draw at the same time, are their odds of winning increased if they'll share the reward? Or is it still a 1/10 or 10% chance they win?

07/07/17

Odds of Guessing the First 5 NBA Opponents

There are 30 teams. You play each team in your division (5 teams) 4 times, each team in your conference (15) 3 or 4 times and each team in the other conference (15) 2 times.    If there was a... more

01/24/17

Probability

If the probability that an event will occur is 5/9, then the probability that the event will not occur is 4/9, and the odds in favor of the event occurring are ______.

01/20/17

Odds of getting at least 16 of 24 trials correct, each trial with probability of .25 for each.

I am trying to find out what the odds are of getting at least 16 out of 24 trials correct where the probability of getting any one trial correct is .25 or 25%. My calculations give me a Cumulative... more

12/21/16

Probability or odds question

What is the probability of 2 people dying on the same day of the year? not same year. if it is 1/365 then what is the probability of 1 person dying on a certain day of a year?

12/18/16

50 people are entered in a weekly drawing where one winner is chosen each week for 17 weeks.

The winning names are put back in each week, so there is a full 50 people each week. What are the odds of winning 3 times out of the 17 weeks? 

12/06/16

If you flip a coin 3 times....

If you flip a coin 3 times, what is the probability of getting exactly 1 head and 2 tails?

12/06/16

Chances of 2 boys and 2 girls

If a couple has 4 children, what is the probability that they have exactly 2 boys and 2 girls?

11/08/16

Small business loan

The possibility that a bank with assets greater than or equal to $30 billion will make a loan to a small business is 0.002. What are the odds against such a bank making a small business loan?

05/18/16

odds of winning

if normal odds of winning are 1 out 175 what are my chances to win if reduced by 80%? 

04/18/16

the odds against selecting a comedy are ? : ?

Of the 40 plays attributed to a playwright , 18 are comedies , 12 are tragedies , and 10 are histories . If one play is selected at random, find the odds against selecting a comedy. 
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