• anonymous
At the movie theater, Janna and Amy wait in different lines to buy one of 5 different snack options (popcorn, pretzel, nachos, chocolate, or cotton candy). Assuming the girls are equally likely to buy any one of the options, what is the probability that Janna will buy popcorn and Amy will buy a pretzel? A. 0.40 B. 0.04 C. 0.02 D. 0.20
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  • anonymous
i think it is B but im not sure. i did \[1/5(1/5)\]
  • mathmate
Yes, you're correct. It is a two step experiment, and each step is independent of the other, so you can multiply the probabilities of 1/5.

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