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What Are The Odds?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. The probability of an outcome is the expected number of times the outcome will occur divided by the total number of events. 01:04

  2. Even if you've flipped a coin 10 times and gotten 10 heads in a row, the probability of getting heads an 11th time is still 50%. 02:14

  3. If you're playing Russian Roulette with a six-chambered gun loaded with two bullets, and the first shot is empty, you have a 75% chance of survival upon shooting again. 03:39

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