The probability that a child will get A , B , C and D grades is 0.4,0.35,0.15,0.10 . Find the odds in favour of a child receiving at most C grade . What does 'odds in favour' mean ?
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Originally Posted by mathaddict The probability that a child will get A , B , C and D grades is 0.4,0.35,0.15,0.10 . Find the odds in favour of a child receiving at most C grade . What does 'odds in favour' mean ? The odds in favour of an event E occuring is defined as the ratio Pr(E) : Pr(E'). In your case the event is getting at most a C grade. The odds in favour of this event are 0.25 : 0.75, that is, 1 : 3.
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