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Mackenzie has a bag that contains 6 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 14 yellow marbles. If she chooses one marble from the bag, what is the probability that the marble is not yellow? a: 7/12 b: 5/12 c:2/7 d:5/7

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    not yellow / total marbles

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how many non-yellow marbles are there?

  3. anonymous
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    10

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    correct, so that's our numerator

  5. anonymous
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    how many marbles in total?

  6. anonymous
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    24

  7. anonymous
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    yep thats the denominator

  8. anonymous
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    now simplify the fraction to get the answer

  9. anonymous
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    5/12

  10. anonymous
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    awesome, good job

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