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?

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**Shamaree**, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 10:33pm
A.10 to 54 which simplifies to 5 to 27

B.13 to 54

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**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

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**Amanda**, Thursday, February 25, 2010 at 11:59pm
a. 1/10

b. 13/54

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**Aaliyah**, Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 7:41pm
10/54

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