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Keisha's basketball team must decide on a new uniform. The seventh-graders will pick the color of the shorts (black or gold) and the eighth-graders will pick the color of the jersey (black, white, or gold), but the two groups of players will not confer together. If, for both garments, each possible color is equally likely to be chosen, what is the probability that the shorts will be a different color than the jersey? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Dec 23, 2019
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b     b

b    w

b    g

g     b

g     w

g     g

six choices    two are the same    2/6 =  1/3 for  same   color     2/3 for different colors

 Dec 23, 2019

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