Three students are arguing, Chad says, "I think the probability is 1 out of 2." Tien says, "No, it is 40 over 80." Falicia says, "It is 50%." What do you say to the students?

Three students are arguing, Chad says, "I think the probability is 1 out of 2." Tien says, "No, it is 40 over 80." Falicia says, "It is 50%." What do you say to the students?

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Probability
asked 2021-03-11
Three students are arguing, Chad says, "I think the probability is 1 out of 2." Tien says, "No, it is 40 over 80." Falicia says, "It is 50%." What do you say to the students?

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2021-03-12
All the probabilities mentioned are equal to 0.5 so they are collect.
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