Posted by **Missy** on Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:19pm.

I really don't know what to do on this question. If someone could start me off I could probably get the answer. Remember I am in 6th grade.

Dani has a sack of 50 pens. Of these, 10 are black, 15 are blue, and the rest are red. If she grabs a handful of 5 pens, how many would you expect to be black.

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:27pm
Since 10 pens out of 50 is 10/50, we can reduce this fraction to 1/5.

How many pens out of 5 would you expect to be black?

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**ANA TORRES**, Tuesday, April 22, 2008 at 9:58pm
I DONT GET IT

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**Missy**, Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:34pm
So would it be 20 pens?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:37pm
But Dani only grabbed 5 pens.

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**Missy**, Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:44pm
So would it be 1?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:46pm
Right! :-) You'd expect 1 black pen out of 5 pens.

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**helen and Janneke**, Tuesday, August 26, 2008 at 11:21am
well done!

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**AHSAN**, Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 12:55am
[3X(-3)-4X(-2)+5X2]+[-2X(-3)+8X(-2)-8X2]

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 12:58pm
[1st number]2+[2ndnumber]2=794 [13]2+[x]2=794 169+x2=794 x=794=169 x=2 625 x=2 625 x=625 5 625 5 125 5 25 5 5 1

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