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4everjames
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A bag has 5 red marbles, 6 blue marbles and 4 black marbles. What is the probability of picking a red
marble, replacing it, and then picking a black marble?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
4everjames Group Title
A bag has 5 red marbles, 6 blue marbles and 4 black marbles. What is the probability of picking a red marble, replacing it, and then picking a black marble?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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4everjames Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
just to check my answer
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tomriddle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
( 5/15)*(4/15)
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mubzz Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So this time, there are two difference. The marble colors are different for each pick and this problem has replacement, meaning you return the marble you picked out. In the beginning, the probability of a red marble is 5/15 After you've picked the first one and replace it, the probability of a black marble is 4/15 So your statement would be: Probability of red and black = Probability of 1st red * probability of 2nd black = (5/15) * (4/15) = 20/225 = 4/45
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4everjames Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks!!!!!!!!!! i got that answer
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