Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 13 - Probability - 13-2 Probability Distributions and Frequency Tables - Lesson Check - Page 832: 7


The fact that there will either be a win or not a win does not imply the probability of either event happening.

Work Step by Step

Your friend is correct that there are two options: winning and not winning. However, the fact that there are two options does not mean that those two options are of equal likelihood. After all, there either will or will not be a tornado today, but the probability (hopefully) is not 50 percent.
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