Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, July 8, 2011 at 9:49pm.

M&M plain candies come in various colors. According to the M&M/Mars Department of Consumer Affairs, the distribution of colors for plain M&M candies is as follows. Color Purple Yellow Red Orange Green Blue Brown

Percentage 18% 19% 21% 9% 9% 6% 18%

Suppose you have a large bag of plain M&M candies and you choose one candy at random.

(a) Find P(green candy or blue candy).

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 12:17am
P(green candy or blue candy) means the probability that you pick a green or a blue one.

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:46am
For either-or probability, add the individual probabilities.

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**MST**, Friday, February 17, 2012 at 11:59am
18% is the answer.

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