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## anonymous 5 years ago A package contains 9 candy canes, 6 of which are cracked. If 2 are selected, find the probability of getting no cracked candy canes. 0.3852 0.1938 0.2870 0.0833

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1. anonymous

$\frac{3}{9}\times \frac{2}{8}$

2. anonymous

Take the ratio of the number of different ways you can pick 2 candy canes from the set of 3 uncracked ones, and the total number of ways you can pick 2 candy canes from a set of 9.

3. anonymous

means "didn't get one on the first selection AND didn't get one on the second"

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