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− | + | Bob Bluster, the KNEWS meteorologist, determined that the mathematical odds of <math>\emph{no rain}</math> tomorrow are 11:9. What would a mathematics student determine as the percent chance there <math>\emph{will be rain}</math> tomorrow? | |
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Revision as of 10:45, 22 April 2018
Problem
Bob Bluster, the KNEWS meteorologist, determined that the mathematical odds of tomorrow are 11:9. What would a mathematics student determine as the percent chance there tomorrow?
Solution
is equivalent to . Therefore, of a number is the same as times that number. quarters is dollar, so Bryden will get dollars, .
See Also
2001 AMC 8 (Problems • Answer Key • Resources) | ||
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