Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321867327
ISBN 13: 978-0-32186-732-2

Chapter 11 - Counting Methods and Probability Theory - 11.6 Events Involving Not and Or; Odds - Exercise Set 11.6 - Page 736: 92



Work Step by Step

If the odds against event E are a to b, then the probability of the event is given by P(E) =$\frac{b}{a+b}$ The odds against deep-vein thrombosis are 28 to 1. P(E) = $\frac{1}{28+ 1}$ = $\frac{1}{29}$
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