# Survival: Probability vs. Odds

- Author:
- Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska

- Topic:
- Probability

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**big teal point**to see the relationship between the survival rate (probability of survival) and the odds of survival.A. The survival rate on the Titanic was 38%. For each person that died, how many lived?
B. If the odds of survival = 1, complete this sentence. "For each person that died, ___ person(s) survived.
What is the probability of survival? What is the survival rate?
C. What happens to your odds of survival as the probability of survival gets closer to 0? Write a sentence in regular English.
D. What do you think happens to your odds of survival as the probability of survival gets closer to 1? Write a sentence in regular English.