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Jessica has a bag containing 100 jelly beans. There are 20 red, cinnamon-flavored...
What are the odds IN FAVOR of picking a fruit-flavored bean and what are the odds AGAINST picking a cinnamon or mint bean?
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Jessica has a bag containing 100 jelly beans. There are 20 red, cinnamon-flavored beans; 25 yellow, lemon-flavored beans; 15 green, mint-flavored beans; 30 purple, grape-flavored beans; and 10 white, pineapple-flavored beans.
The number of jelly beans that are fruit flavored is 25 + 30 + 10 = 65
The odds of picking fruit flavored jelly beans is 65:100
The number of beans that are not cinnamon or mint flavored is 100 - 20 - 15 = 65
The odds against picking a cinnamon or mint flavored jelly bean is 65:100
The odds in favor of picking a fruit-flavored bean and what are the odds against picking a cinnamon or mint bean are 65:100
Posted by justaguide on October 1, 2013 at 3:11 PM (Answer #1)
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