# Probability

1. If the probability of an event is .857, what is the probability that the event will not occur?

2. A baseball player with a batting average of .300 comes to bat. What are the odds in favor of the ball player getting a hit?

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1. P (the event will not occur) = 1 - 0.857 = 0.143

2. P (the baseball player getting a hit) = 0.3 = ...

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Probability of an event is examined.

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