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  • one year ago

A bag contains 3 white marbles two black marbles and 5 red marbles what is the probability of picking a black marble

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  1. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    The probability of an event happening is: the number of desired outcomes / the total number of outcomes the number of desired outcomes is the number of black marbles the total number of outcomes is the total number of marbles

  2. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    just divide the number of black marbles by the total number of marbles

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Is it 1/5

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    @mathstudent55

  5. mathstudent55
    • one year ago
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    Yes. 2/10 = 1/5 Correct.

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