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# If a bag contains 18 yellow tiles and 22 black tiles, what is the prob

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If a bag contains 18 yellow tiles and 22 black tiles, what is the probability that a tile selected at random from the bag will be yellow?

A. $$\frac{1}{10}$$

B. $$\frac{9}{20}$$

C. $$\frac{11}{20}$$

D. $$\frac{9}{11}$$

E. $$\frac{11}{9}$$

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17 Sep 2018, 02:11
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If a bag contains 18 yellow tiles and 22 black tiles, what is the probability that a tile selected at random from the bag will be yellow?

A. $$\frac{1}{10}$$

B. $$\frac{9}{20}$$

C. $$\frac{11}{20}$$

D. $$\frac{9}{11}$$

E. $$\frac{11}{9}$$
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Total number of tiles in a bag is $$18 + 22 = 40$$.

Probability = $$\frac{Favorable Outcome}{Total number of Outcome}$$

Probability = $$\frac{18}{40}$$

Probability = $$\frac{9}{20}$$

Ans - B
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