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# Nine pieces of paper numbered consecutively from 1 to 9 are put into a

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Nine pieces of paper numbered consecutively from 1 to 9 are put into a hat. If one piece of paper is drawn at random from the hat, what is the probability that it will have an even number?

A. 1/9
B. 2/9
C. 4/9
D. 1/2
E. 5/9

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08 Mar 2019, 05:06
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Bunuel wrote:
Nine pieces of paper numbered consecutively from 1 to 9 are put into a hat. If one piece of paper is drawn at random from the hat, what is the probability that it will have an even number?

A. 1/9
B. 2/9
C. 4/9
D. 1/2
E. 5/9

total 9 digits
even = 2,4,6,8 = 4
so P even no = 4/9
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08 Mar 2019, 07:41
even numbers =4
total num =9
probability = 4/9
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08 Mar 2019, 19:28
n(Even numbers) = 4
n(Total numbers) = 9

P(Even number) = 4/9
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11 Mar 2019, 08:09
Bunuel wrote:
Nine pieces of paper numbered consecutively from 1 to 9 are put into a hat. If one piece of paper is drawn at random from the hat, what is the probability that it will have an even number?

A. 1/9
B. 2/9
C. 4/9
D. 1/2
E. 5/9

Four of the 9 numbers are even: 2, 4, 6, and 8. Therefore, the probability of selecting an even number is 4/9.

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