In the game of roulette, a player can place a
10 bet on the number 36
36 and have a StartFraction 1 Over 38 EndFraction
138 probability of winning. If the metal ball lands on 36
36, the player gets to keep the $10
10 paid to play the game and the player is awarded an additional $350
350. Otherwise, the player is awarded nothing and the casino takes the player's $10
10. Find the expected value E(x) to the player for one play of the game. If x is the gain to a player in a game of chance, then E(x) is usually negative. This value gives the average amount per game the player can expect to lose.