# SOLUTION: Please help me solve this problem. The probability of an event occurring is 7/9. Find the odds against the event occurring

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 401088: Please help me solve this problem. The probability of an event occurring is 7/9. Find the odds against the event occurring Answer by stanbon(57307)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The probability of an event occurring is 7/9. Find the odds against the event occurring --- P(event NOT occurring) = 2/9 --- Odds against = P(not)/P(for) = (2/9)/(7/9) = 2:7 ==================== Cheers, Stan H. ==========