Posted by **NeedsHelp** on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 9:54pm.

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**, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 9:56pm
Huh??

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**NeedsHelp**, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:02pm
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**, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:15pm
I think its 1/5

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 10:16pm
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

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