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Bookworm14

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A teacher asks each student in the class to randomly choose a number from 1 to 50 and write it down. Jean and Serita each write down a number. Find the probability that both student’s choices will be greater than 35. Express your answer as a decimal rounded to the nearest thousandth.

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  1. dan815
    • one year ago
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    there are 15 numbers greater than 35 that are 50 or less

  2. Bookworm14
    • one year ago
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    yes, i got 0.3 but im not sure if that is the final answer considering there are 2 people drawing

  3. dan815
    • one year ago
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    15/50 is the chance jean will get over 35 15/50 is the chance serita will get over 35 (15/50)^2 is the chance they both get over 35

  4. dan815
    • one year ago
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    (15/50)^2=(3/10)^2=9/100

  5. dan815
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    9% or 0.09

  6. Bookworm14
    • one year ago
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    sorry i my mind wondered off in another one of my math questions, and i understand how you got that thank you!

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