• anonymous
Maggie has 7 tiles with pictures of plants and 2 tiles with pictures of animals. Maggie keeps all the tiles on a mat with the pictures hidden and mixes them up. She then turns one tile face up and finds the picture of a plant on it. She removes this tile from the mat and turns over another tile without looking. What is the probability that the second tile that Maggie turns over has a plant on it? 22.2% 28.6% 65.0% 75.0
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  • anonymous
If she removes a tile, that will leave us with 8 tiles (9-1=8), 6 being plants and 2 being animals. To find the probability of her turning over a second plant tile, all we have to do is divide 8 by 6. \[\frac{ 6 }{ 8 } = 75.0%\]
  • Preetha
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