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  • one year ago

Use the following scenario to answer the question: A bag contains 5 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 7 blue marbles, and 9 yellow marbles. Use the following scenario to answer the question: What are the odds of drawing a yellow marble? Select one: a. 1/4 b. 16/25 c. 9/25 d. 9/16 I thought it was 9/16 but apparently it's not that

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  1. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    how many marbles are there total?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    9/25

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    but isn't it in odds? wasn't it 9/16?

  4. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    it's 9/25 because there are 9 yellow out of 5+4+7+9 = 25 total I think they meant to ask about the probability of picking yellow

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh. Ok, thanks. They have many errors in the online course I am taking...so I get confussed with the questions and answers.

  6. jim_thompson5910
    • one year ago
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    A lot of people mix up the terms. I do it sometimes too.

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