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anonymous
 one year ago
A drawer contains 12 brown socks, 8 white socks, and 2 blue socks. One sock is selected at random.
What is the probability that the sock is blue, given that it is not brown? A)1/4 B)1/5 C)1/10 D)1/11.
I think it's 1/5
anonymous
 one year ago
A drawer contains 12 brown socks, 8 white socks, and 2 blue socks. One sock is selected at random. What is the probability that the sock is blue, given that it is not brown? A)1/4 B)1/5 C)1/10 D)1/11. I think it's 1/5

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Excalibur0126
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01/5 would be right.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how did you get that

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You are told that the chosen sock is not brown. There are 10 socks that are not brown. Two of the socks are blue. Therefore, the probability is 2/10, or 1/5.
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