# Odds of Hitting a Bankrupt on Wheel of Fortune

Assume that the Wheel of Fortune has 24 slots, each subtending 15 degrees. There are two bankrupt slots.

1. Assuming each spin has a random result, what are the odds of hitting a bankrupt slot?

2. a) Does the layout of bankrupt slots impact this result?

b) Explain your answer.

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1. Assuming each spin has a random result, what are the odds of hitting a bankrupt?

The question tells us that all the slots are the same size, so the odds of hitting ...

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This solution shows the math behind calculating the odds of hitting one of the two Bankrupt slots on a spin on Wheel of Fortune.

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