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The probability of getting a green gum ball from a gum ball machine is 1/8. The probability of getting a green piece of candy from a candy machine is 1/6. If both a gum ball and a piece of candy are bought, what is the probability both items will be green?

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  1. help123please.
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    @electrokid

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  3. anonymous
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    multiply the probabilities

  4. help123please.
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    Is the answer 1/47?

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    @satellite73

  6. Mertsj
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    Well, is 6 times 8 equal to 47?

  7. help123please.
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    No.

  8. help123please.
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    It was a typo - sorry.

  9. Mertsj
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    np. Just do what Satellite said.

  10. help123please.
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    Mertsj! Congrats on getting moderatorship.!

  11. help123please.
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    I got 1/48 - is that right?

  12. Mertsj
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    ty. I wasn't aware that I did. Yes. 1/48

  13. help123please.
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    Thanks.

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    !

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