readergirl12
  • readergirl12
A bag contains 8 black marbles, 16 white marbles, 14 red marbles, and 10 green marbles. A marble is drawn at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble drawn will not be white? A.1/3 B.2/3 C.3/4 D.15/16
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anonymous
  • anonymous
first count how many marbles are in the bag
readergirl12
  • readergirl12
48
anonymous
  • anonymous
now find how many non-white marbles there are

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readergirl12
  • readergirl12
32
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok, so we divide the number of non white marbles over the total amount of marbles
anonymous
  • anonymous
This gives 32/48
anonymous
  • anonymous
now simplify the fraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
It's A because if you keep simplifing you get 1/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
Its not A
readergirl12
  • readergirl12
2/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
correct, good job
readergirl12
  • readergirl12
It's B? :D
anonymous
  • anonymous
thats right
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes it is A
anonymous
  • anonymous
how is it A?
readergirl12
  • readergirl12
Thank you soo much.. xD
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anonymous
  • anonymous
32/48 divide both by 8 you get 8/24 then yo divide by 4 and you get 2/6. 2/6 divided by 2 is 1/3.
anonymous
  • anonymous
So yes A is correct.
anonymous
  • anonymous
https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=32%2F48
anonymous
  • anonymous
How is it 2/3?!?!?! I'm so confused!!!!!!
anonymous
  • anonymous
48 divided by 8 is 6 4/6 divide both by 2 2/3
anonymous
  • anonymous
and 32 divided by 8 is 4
anonymous
  • anonymous
medal?

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