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Jack1

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Help: There are n sweets in a bag. 6 of the sweets are orange. The rest of the sweets are yellow. Hannah takes at random a sweet from the bag. She eats the sweet. Hannah then takes at random another sweet from the bag. She eats the sweet. The probability that Hannah eats two orange sweets is 1/3 how many sweets in the bag at the start?

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  1. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    probability that the first sweet is orange = 6/n probability that the second sweet is orange = 5/(n-1)

  2. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    multiply them and set it equal to 1/3

  3. Jack1
    • one year ago
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    was an easy medal-bait question, was just seein who was awake and thinking at this time of night so yeah... n = 10... but u had this down easy from the get go ;)

  4. ganeshie8
    • one year ago
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    :)

  5. Jack1
    • one year ago
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    props man, cya round ;)

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