### 36 Odds, Expected Value, and Conditional Probability

The probability of winning is 18 38 and that of losing is 20 38. Your expected win is 18 38 ×5− 20 38 ×5 ≈ −0.26 On average you should expect to lose 26 cents per play Practice Problems Problem 36.9 Compute the expected value of the score when rolling two dice. Problem 36.10 A game consists of rolling two dice. You win the amounts shown ...