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readergirl12

  • one year ago

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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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    first count how many marbles are in the bag

  2. readergirl12
    • one year ago
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    48

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now find how many non-white marbles there are

  4. readergirl12
    • one year ago
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    32

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok, so we divide the number of non white marbles over the total amount of marbles

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    This gives 32/48

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    now simplify the fraction

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    It's A because if you keep simplifing you get 1/3

  9. anonymous
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    Its not A

  10. readergirl12
    • one year ago
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    2/3

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    correct, good job

  12. readergirl12
    • one year ago
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    It's B? :D

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats right

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes it is A

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how is it A?

  16. readergirl12
    • one year ago
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    Thank you soo much.. xD

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  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    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.

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So yes A is correct.

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    https://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=32%2F48

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    How is it 2/3?!?!?! I'm so confused!!!!!!

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    48 divided by 8 is 6 4/6 divide both by 2 2/3

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and 32 divided by 8 is 4

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    medal?

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