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anonymous
 one year ago
At a game booth, a student gets a box of candy as the prize for winning a game. The boxes come in four colors: white, red, green, and blue. There are 6 boxes of each color. All the boxes are equally likely to be given away as prizes. Which expression shows the probability of the first winner receiving a white box and the second winner also receiving a box of the same color?
6 over 24 multiplied by 6 over 23
6 over 24 multiplied by 5 over 23
6 over 24 plus 5 over 23
6 over 24 plus 6 over 23
anonymous
 one year ago
At a game booth, a student gets a box of candy as the prize for winning a game. The boxes come in four colors: white, red, green, and blue. There are 6 boxes of each color. All the boxes are equally likely to be given away as prizes. Which expression shows the probability of the first winner receiving a white box and the second winner also receiving a box of the same color? 6 over 24 multiplied by 6 over 23 6 over 24 multiplied by 5 over 23 6 over 24 plus 5 over 23 6 over 24 plus 6 over 23

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey @welshfella please help!

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1probability of getting a white box for first winner = 6/24 for the second player there are now 5 white boxes and total of 23 boxes so what is probability of second player getting a white bos?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do i get the answer.. what do i have to solve?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the important thing to remember for second draw is there are 5 white and total 23  so what is Probabilty of picking a white box from this 23 boxes?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hwo do i do that? im confused

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well for 6 and 24 the answer was 6/24 so for 5 and 23 it will be ?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1cant you see the pattern here?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1probability = number of white boxes / total number of boxes

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1number of white boxes = 5 , total number of boxes = 23

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I cant put it plainer than that

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1just plug those numbers into the formula for the probability

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes but they want it as a fraction 5/23

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now as the 2 events are independent you multiply the 2 probabilities require probability = 6/24 * 5/23

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0while im finishing my own work try googling the question

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes but i dont know what the answer is still

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i did and i got nothing

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you are talking about the candy question right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its number 2 6/24 times 5/23 the reason this is the answer is because on the first pick there are 4 colors and each color has 6 boxes each 6*4=24 however after the first white box is taken there are only 23 boxes left in total leaving only 5 white boxes left since one white box was removed from the booth.so the new chance of picking a white box would be 5/23.the chance of picking two white boxes in a row would be calculated by multiplying the chance of picking the white box the first time and the new chance of picking the white box the second time.so the chance of picking two white boxes in a row would be 30/552 without simplifying.from there I think you can do the rest.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh i was gonna say... no i didnt lol

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i have more questions.. please help :)
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