math challenge

Week of April 28 - May 4, 1997

Chair Odds

The game is musical chairs. There are 7 chairs, and 8 children:

Amy, Ben, Cees, Dan, Ed, Fox, Gabe, Hilda

Amy is the fastest, so she is sure of getting a chair. The rest are all about the same speed.

What are Fox's chances of getting a chair?

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