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A number is chosen at random from the set of consecutive natural numbers $\{1, 2, 3, \ldots, 24\}$. What is the probability that the number chosen is a factor of 4? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Feb 25, 2020
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24 numbers     1  -  24

   6 of them are factors of 4     

 

6   out of 24          means     6/24 chance of picking a multiple of  4        6/24 simplifies to   1/4 chance

 Feb 25, 2020

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