gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
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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gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Well, how many pieces of fruit are there total?
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
16

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pinklion23
  • pinklion23
yea add then all up then subtract the amount of oranges and pears combined
anonymous
  • anonymous
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?
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
1/16
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
no :(
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
oh add
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
i will show you
freeG13
  • freeG13
C
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
7/17
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
i mean 16
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
we can't give direct answer!
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
yes C is right but i need to explain so you get it
freeG13
  • freeG13
7/16
freeG13
  • freeG13
4 + 3 over 4 + 3 + 9
anonymous
  • anonymous
You had 16 pieces of fruit originally. So it will be ?/16. How many apples and pears are there in the box?
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
oh no i get it u add the pears and the orages 4+3= 7
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
thank you guys!
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
np
anonymous
  • anonymous
Perfect! So then you get 7/16 which cannot be simplified whcih means it's your answer.
freeG13
  • freeG13
welcome
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
can you help me with more pls?
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
yea
freeG13
  • freeG13
yes
gabbyalicorn
  • gabbyalicorn
ty
pinklion23
  • pinklion23
no giving direct answers this time help not give answers :)
freeG13
  • freeG13
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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