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Of the 27 players trying out for the school basketball team, 8 are more than 6 feet tall and 7 have good aim. What is the probability that the coach would randomly pick a player over 6 feet tall or a player with a good aim? Assume that no players over 6 feet tall have good aim.

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  1. anonymous
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    so 8 are more than 6 feet tall and 7 have good aim, but are the rest just average or something?

  2. anonymous
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    cause 12 players are left over

  3. anonymous
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    idk how to do that

  4. anonymous
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    okay what are the options and I can maybe help explain

  5. anonymous
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    7/15 6/15 7/9 5/9

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    @aaldia678

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    so there are a total of 15 players that are over 6 feet tall or have good aim. Overall, there are 27 players. The question is asking what are the chances the coach will choose a player over 6 feet tall or a player with good aim. Since there are 15 players with good aim or that are 6 feet tall, you put it into a fraction: \[\left(\begin{matrix}15 \\ 27\end{matrix}\right)\]

  8. anonymous
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    this then \[\frac{ 5 }{ 9 }\]reduces down to

  9. anonymous
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    the chances of the coach choosing a player over six feet tall or with good aim is \[\frac{ 5 }{ 9 }\]

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    thanks i really need that

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    medal? :)

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