# SOLUTION: If one ball is selected at random, determine the odds in favor of it being a ball other than the 8 ball.

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 Question 441036: If one ball is selected at random, determine the odds in favor of it being a ball other than the 8 ball.Answer by stanbon(57219)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If one ball is selected at random, determine the odds in favor of it being a ball other than the 8 ball. ---------------- There are 15 balls. P(8-ball) = 1/15 P(other) = 14/15 --- odds in favos of "other" = P(other)/P(8-ball) = 14/1 = 14:1 =================== Cheers, Stan H.