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# One box contains 30 purple balls and 20 red balls, another

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One box contains 30 purple balls and 20 red balls, another [#permalink]  25 Aug 2007, 23:35
95. One box contains 30 purple balls and 20 red balls, another box contains 15 purple balls and 35 red balls, if Wendy randomly chooses one box and draws one ball from it, what will be the possibility that the ball will be purple?

A. 3/10
B. 3/20
C. 9/10
D. 9/20
E. 7/20
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[#permalink]  26 Aug 2007, 01:13
1/2*30/50+1/2*15/50 = 45/100 = 9/20

The answer is (D)

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