Probability strikes dread into almost everybody. Couple that with the fact that many probability questions are convoluted word problems so that even the most confident math-o-phile is quaking in her boots. But before we get to the dread-inducing question a quick rundown. The magical, make-your-life-a heck-of-a-lot-easier probability equation: # of possibilities you are hoping to […]

The magic formula to remember for probability questions is the following: (# of desired outcomes)/(# of possible outcomes) For instance, if a question asks what is the probability of rolling an even number on a six-sided die, you would count the number of desired outcomes, which in this case is even numbers: 2, 4, and […]