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anonymous
 2 years ago
Andrea's change purse contained 8 quarters, 9 dimes, and 8 nickels.If andrea chose 2 coins randomly without replacing them in her purse,what is the probability that she chose 2 dimes?
anonymous
 2 years ago
Andrea's change purse contained 8 quarters, 9 dimes, and 8 nickels.If andrea chose 2 coins randomly without replacing them in her purse,what is the probability that she chose 2 dimes?

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anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uhm, excuse me. but can i get an explanation on this problem,please really stuck on this.

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so we have 25 coins altogether

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the first time we choose a coin the probability that it will be a dime is 9/25 correct?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ya there are 25 coins altogether and 9 dimes so the probability that it will be a dime is dimes/total amt of coins = 9/25

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The second time we choose a coin

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are only 24 coins left cuz we picked a dime

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there are 24 coins and 8 dimes so the probabiity we will choose a dime is 8/24

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So altogether the probability that we will choose 2 dimes is 9/25*8/24

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer would be 3/25, right?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Omg! Thank You So Much!(:
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