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anonymous
 one year ago
Please help! Thank you.
You work at a candle factory of the 3076 candles shipped 567 have a defect. What is the experimental probability that a candle has a defect? Write your answer as a percent, to the nearest tenth of a percent.
18.4%
18.0%
16.2%
15.6%
anonymous
 one year ago
Please help! Thank you. You work at a candle factory of the 3076 candles shipped 567 have a defect. What is the experimental probability that a candle has a defect? Write your answer as a percent, to the nearest tenth of a percent. 18.4% 18.0% 16.2% 15.6%

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JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Probability is number of what you are looking to occur/total occurrences and that fraction times 100

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So, we are looking for the probability of the defect.

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is the number of candles with a defect?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@JoannaBlackwelder 567

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Right, and what is the total number of candles?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Nice :) So, can you plug that into the formula I gave?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So that would be 3076 * 567 * 100?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, it is (number of candles with a defect/total candles)*100

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ohh okay, so 567 / 3076 * 100 which is 18.4% ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@JoannaBlackwelder Thank you so much for your help. :)

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@JoannaBlackwelder Sorry, can you help me with one more?

JoannaBlackwelder
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sure, but open a new question, please. Ang tag me.
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