Posted by Katelee on Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 10:10pm.
Ken is about to eat a bag of M&M's on the 4th of July. The number of each color M&M is listed below.
Green 11
Red 8
Yellow 13
Tan 7
Brown 10
Blue 5
a)If Ken picks the first M&M out of the bag without looking. What is the chance he will pick a brown one to match his eyes?
b)What is the chance his first one will match a color in the America flag?

math 4th grade  Shamaree, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 10:33pm
A.10 to 54 which simplifies to 5 to 27
B.13 to 54

math 4th grade  MathMate, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 10:36pm
Number of browns: Nb=10
Total number of M&M : N=11+8+13+7+10+5
Probability of picking a brown = Nb/N
Similar for the colours in the American flag:
Total number of blue & red: Nf=5+8
Probability : Nf/N

math 4th grade  Amanda, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 11:59pm
a. 1/10
b. 13/54

math 4th grade  Aaliyah, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:41pm
10/54
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