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sandra

  • 3 years ago

At my school, 3 out of 5 students make honor roll. What is the probability that a student does not make honor roll?

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  1. pinkgirl12
    • 3 years ago
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    1.6

  2. Jonask
    • 3 years ago
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    \[1-\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }\]

  3. sandra
    • 3 years ago
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    1.6? How can a probability be over 1?

  4. pinkgirl12
    • 3 years ago
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    or 40% of them

  5. sandra
    • 3 years ago
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    ok, so it's 3/5 chance that they DO. so it's whatever is less that they don't right?

  6. sandra
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    ok, so got it, yes, 1 - 3/5... 2/5... 40%!

  7. pinkgirl12
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    great

  8. Jonask
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    \[\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }=40% \]

  9. sandra
    • 3 years ago
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    kk, ty all!

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