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Four jars of coins each contain 288 coins. The theoretical probability of randomly drawing a quarter is given in the simplified form. Find the number of quarters in each jar.

(a)    1

        3

 
=_________  quarters per jar 
 


(b) 1

     6

 
=_________  quarters per jar 

(c)  7

      8

 
=________  quarters per jar 

(d) 2

     3

 
 =_________ quarters per jar 

 Sep 30, 2018
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1/3 means that 1 out of 3 coins is a quarter      1/3 x 288 = 96 Qs

1/6                                                                      1/6 x 288 = 48 Qs

 

See how that works?   Can you do the others?

 Sep 30, 2018
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Thanks 

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