sandra Group Title At my school, 3 out of 5 students make honor roll. What is the probability that a student does not make honor roll? 2 years ago 2 years ago

1. pinkgirl12

1.6

$1-\frac{ 3 }{ 5 }$

3. sandra

1.6? How can a probability be over 1?

4. pinkgirl12

or 40% of them

5. sandra

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

6. sandra

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

7. pinkgirl12

great

$\frac{ 2 }{ 5 }=40%$