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    Odds of Hitting a Bankrupt on Wheel of Fortune

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    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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