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# A bag contains 3 red, 2 blue, and 7 white marbles. If a marble is rand

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A bag contains 3 red, 2 blue, and 7 white marbles. If a marble is randomly chosen from the bag, what is the probability that it is not blue?

A. 1/6
B. 1/3
C. 1/2
D. 2/3
E. 5/6

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17 Dec 2018, 02:46
Bunuel wrote:
A bag contains 3 red, 2 blue, and 7 white marbles. If a marble is randomly chosen from the bag, what is the probability that it is not blue?

A. 1/6
B. 1/3
C. 1/2
D. 2/3
E. 5/6

total = 12

P blue = 2/12= 1/6

P n Blue= 1-1/6 = 5/6 IMO E
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