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77 3 . In a f i s h i n g c o n t e s t , th e r e a r e th r e e sto ck ed f i s h ponds and th e ch an ces o f c a tc h in g a f i s h in each pond have been p red eterm in ed . You must s e l e c t o n ly one pond. A 1 0 m in u te tim e l i m i t has been e s t a b lis h e d in w hich one f i s h can be c a u g h t. Which pond w ould you s e l e c t i f you had t o ch oose one o f th e th r e e ? Low a . 1 s t pond  With 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) ch ance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $ 1 .0 0 and l / l O (1 0 # ) chance 1 o f n o t c a tc h in g one and lo s i n g $ 6 . 0 0 . High b . 3rd pond  With 2 /1 0 (2 0 # ) chance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $3#00 and 8 /1 0 (8 0 # ) chance  1 o f n o t c a tc h in g one and l o s i n g 9 0 j^. I n t e r , c . 2nd pond  With 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $ 2 .0 0 and 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) fl chance o f n o t c a tc h in g one and l o s i n g $2 . 0 0 . 4 . In a s k e e t ( c la y p ig e o n ) s h o o tin g c o n t e s t , ch an ces f o r a h i t f o r ev ery o n e p a r t ic ip a t in g a re assumed to be th e same. In f a c t , p r o b a b i l i t i e s f o r h i t s and m onetary rewards and l o s s e s from s h o ts from th e th r e e tr a p s have been p red eterm in ed . The f i r s t tr a p i s 20 f t . d i r e c t l y in f r o n t o f th e marksman. The secon d tr a p i s 30 f t . to th e r ig h t o f th e marksman. The t h ir d tra p i s lo c a t e d 40 f t . to th e extrem e r i g h t o f th e marksman. I f you w ere th e marksman in t h i s s i t u a t i o n , and had to ta k e a sh o t from one o f th e th r e e d is t a n c e s under th e below od d s, w hich would you s e l e c t ? High a . 40 f t .  With 1 /1 0 (1 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 4 ,0 0 and 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) chance o f a m iss  1 and l o s i n g 9 0 ^. Low b . 20 f t .  With 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 1 .0 0 and l / l O ^ 0 # ) chance o f a m iss  1 and l o s i n g $ 4 .0 0 . I n t e r , c . 30 f t .  With 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 2 .0 0 and 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f a m iss hi and l o s i n g $ 2 . 0 0 .
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Full text  77 3 . In a f i s h i n g c o n t e s t , th e r e a r e th r e e sto ck ed f i s h ponds and th e ch an ces o f c a tc h in g a f i s h in each pond have been p red eterm in ed . You must s e l e c t o n ly one pond. A 1 0 m in u te tim e l i m i t has been e s t a b lis h e d in w hich one f i s h can be c a u g h t. Which pond w ould you s e l e c t i f you had t o ch oose one o f th e th r e e ? Low a . 1 s t pond  With 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) ch ance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $ 1 .0 0 and l / l O (1 0 # ) chance 1 o f n o t c a tc h in g one and lo s i n g $ 6 . 0 0 . High b . 3rd pond  With 2 /1 0 (2 0 # ) chance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $3#00 and 8 /1 0 (8 0 # ) chance  1 o f n o t c a tc h in g one and l o s i n g 9 0 j^. I n t e r , c . 2nd pond  With 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f c a tc h in g R isk a f i s h and w in n in g $ 2 .0 0 and 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) fl chance o f n o t c a tc h in g one and l o s i n g $2 . 0 0 . 4 . In a s k e e t ( c la y p ig e o n ) s h o o tin g c o n t e s t , ch an ces f o r a h i t f o r ev ery o n e p a r t ic ip a t in g a re assumed to be th e same. In f a c t , p r o b a b i l i t i e s f o r h i t s and m onetary rewards and l o s s e s from s h o ts from th e th r e e tr a p s have been p red eterm in ed . The f i r s t tr a p i s 20 f t . d i r e c t l y in f r o n t o f th e marksman. The secon d tr a p i s 30 f t . to th e r ig h t o f th e marksman. The t h ir d tra p i s lo c a t e d 40 f t . to th e extrem e r i g h t o f th e marksman. I f you w ere th e marksman in t h i s s i t u a t i o n , and had to ta k e a sh o t from one o f th e th r e e d is t a n c e s under th e below od d s, w hich would you s e l e c t ? High a . 40 f t .  With 1 /1 0 (1 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 4 ,0 0 and 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) chance o f a m iss  1 and l o s i n g 9 0 ^. Low b . 20 f t .  With 9 /1 0 (9 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 1 .0 0 and l / l O ^ 0 # ) chance o f a m iss  1 and l o s i n g $ 4 .0 0 . I n t e r , c . 30 f t .  With 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f a h i t and R isk w in n in g $ 2 .0 0 and 5 /1 0 (5 0 # ) chance o f a m iss hi and l o s i n g $ 2 . 0 0 . 