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 2 years ago
One of the 7 guns was Walt's favorite type  a Desert Eagle. If Walt randomly buys 5
weapons, what is the probability he got the Desert Eagle?
 2 years ago
One of the 7 guns was Walt's favorite type  a Desert Eagle. If Walt randomly buys 5 weapons, what is the probability he got the Desert Eagle?

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nishathomp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks but the answer key says 5/12 @xbathxsaltx

xbathxsaltx
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh. dang. i tried tho

nishathomp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that i true thanks for trying to help :D i really do appreciate it :]

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There are 5 attempts at a 1/7 chance. It's hard to see how the probability is 5/12 . . .

xbathxsaltx
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if anything id think itd be 5/7

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you sure there are no other conditions, like gets only one, or there are only one of each of the seven available?

nishathomp
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0this is the question that was right before it 3. Before leaving, Walt gets news that his competition may try to attack him. He decides to arm himself with lots of weapons before he leaves. Walt goes to his local arms dealer and randomly buys 5 weapons from a total of 7 guns and 5 rocket launchers. What is the probability that Walt buys only 2 guns? that answer was 648

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ah, randomly buys 7 *weapons* that still includes the 5 rocket launchers. There are a total of 12 things to choose from.

CliffSedge
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's 5 attempts at a 1/12 chance.
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