if a jelly bean machine has 16 pink jelly beans, 34 blue jelly beans, 24 black jelly beans, and 26 purple jelly beans, what is the probability that a jelly bean chosen at random will be black?

Guest Jul 13, 2015

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if a jelly bean machine has 16 pink jelly beans, 34 blue jelly beans, 24 black jelly beans, and 26 purple jelly beans, what is the probability that a jelly bean chosen at random will be black?

$$\small{\text{probability ~}} =

\dfrac{ 24 \text{ black} }

{

16 \small{\text{ pink } }

+ 34 \small{\text{ blue }}

+ 24 \small{\text{ black }}

+ 26 \small{\text{ purple }}

} = \small{\dfrac{24}{100}

= 0.24 = 24 \% }$$

heureka
Jul 13, 2015