anonymous
  • anonymous
A bag contains 13 dark chocolates, 16 white chocolates, and 11 milk chocolates. Maggie’s class teacher, Jill, is very strict, and the probability that she offers her students chocolates is 0.4. If Jill offers Maggie a chocolate from the bag, what is the probability that she randomly picks either a white chocolate or a milk chocolate?
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anonymous
  • anonymous
How many chocolates all together?
anonymous
  • anonymous
i guess 40
anonymous
  • anonymous
Right. What's the probability of choosing either a white choco or a milk choco out of the bag?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
the answer 27/40 ?
anonymous
  • anonymous
You're almost there. Convert that 27/40 into a decimal. What do you get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
0.675
anonymous
  • anonymous
Great. Now there's only a probability of 0.4 that the teacher will give out any chocolates at all. So you must multiply your result by that probability of 0.4. What do you get?
anonymous
  • anonymous
0.27
anonymous
  • anonymous
Exactly. That's your answer. Good work.
anonymous
  • anonymous
thanks

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