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14.4 Probability and Odds. SWBAT find probabilities of complementary events SWBAT understand the relationship between probabilities and odds. Vocabulary. Complementary Events: for any event, A, and its complement, , Odds: another way of expressing likelihood Odds in favor= Odds against=.

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### 14.4 Probability and Odds

SWBAT find probabilities of complementary events

SWBAT understand the relationship between probabilities and odds

Vocabulary
• Complementary Events: for any event, A, and its complement, ,
• Odds: another way of expressing likelihood
• Odds in favor=
• Odds against=
A button is chosen at random from a bag that contains 27 black buttons, 8 red buttons, and 15 white buttons
• Give the odds of choosing a white button
• Give the odds of choosing a black button or red button
• Give the odds against choosing a red button
• Give the odds against choosing a white or red button