Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Section 8.5 - Counting and Introduction to Probability - Exercise Set: 16

Answer

$\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

There are 6 possible outcomes of tossing a single die: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. The odd numbers, 1, 3, 5, represent 3 of the 6 possible outcomes, so the probability is 3 out of 6. $\frac{3}{6}=\frac{3\div 3}{6\div 3}=\frac{1}{2}$
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