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  • one year ago

A box contains 4 oranges, 9 apples, and 3 pears. Liliana selects a piece of fruit from the box at random. What is the probability that she selects an orange or a pear? a 1/20 b 3/64 c 7/16 d 9/16

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  1. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    @gaos @geerky42 @MonKiwi

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Well, how many pieces of fruit are there total?

  3. gabbyalicorn
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    16

  4. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    yea add then all up then subtract the amount of oranges and pears combined

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Right! So you know that the probability will be something out of 16 which will make 16 your denominator. Now, how many pieces of fruit of the sixteen are pears and oranges?

  6. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    1/16

  7. pinklion23
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    no :(

  8. gabbyalicorn
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    oh add

  9. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    i will show you

  10. freeG13
    • one year ago
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    C

  11. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    7/17

  12. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    i mean 16

  13. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    we can't give direct answer!

  14. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    yes C is right but i need to explain so you get it

  15. freeG13
    • one year ago
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    7/16

  16. freeG13
    • one year ago
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    4 + 3 over 4 + 3 + 9

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    You had 16 pieces of fruit originally. So it will be ?/16. How many apples and pears are there in the box?

  18. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    oh no i get it u add the pears and the orages 4+3= 7

  19. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    thank you guys!

  20. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    np

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Perfect! So then you get 7/16 which cannot be simplified whcih means it's your answer.

  22. freeG13
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    welcome

  23. gabbyalicorn
    • one year ago
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    can you help me with more pls?

  24. pinklion23
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    yea

  25. freeG13
    • one year ago
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    yes

  26. gabbyalicorn
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    ty

  27. pinklion23
    • one year ago
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    no giving direct answers this time help not give answers :)

  28. freeG13
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    me? i just try to explain how I got that answer so if i'm wrong someone can explain how and help

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