Posted by NeedsHelp on .
Colors are blue, pink,red, brown,black
Styles are cardigan, crewneck, v neck
What is the probability of choosing a brown sweater at brown?

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Ms. Sue,
Huh??

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NeedsHelp,
It's one sweater of each possible color and style .
What is thw probability of choosing a brown sweater at random* 
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NeedsHelp,
I think its 1/5

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Reiny,
If I understand the question you would have
5 x 3 or 15 different kinds of sweaters to choose from
and 3 of those are brown, (brown cardigan, brown crewenck and brown v neck)
so prob of a brown sweater = 3/15 = 1/5