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# A certain jar has 3 red marbles, 5 black marbles, and 7 white marbles.

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18 Jan 2019, 01:05
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A certain jar has 3 red marbles, 5 black marbles, and 7 white marbles. If a marble is to be selected at random from the jar, what is the probability that a black marble will be selected?

A 1/5
B 1/3
C 7/15
D 8/15
E 4/5

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Re: A certain jar has 3 red marbles, 5 black marbles, and 7 white marbles.  [#permalink]

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18 Jan 2019, 07:41
Bunuel wrote:
A certain jar has 3 red marbles, 5 black marbles, and 7 white marbles. If a marble is to be selected at random from the jar, what is the probability that a black marble will be selected?

A 1/5
B 1/3
C 7/15
D 8/15
E 4/5

total : 15
black marble P ; 5/15; 1/3
IMO B
Re: A certain jar has 3 red marbles, 5 black marbles, and 7 white marbles.   [#permalink] 18 Jan 2019, 07:41
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