Posted by **Jerald** on Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:29pm.

A bag of marbles contains only green and red marbles. All of the marbles are the same size. If the probability of selecting a green marble is 1/2. Which is most likely to be the number of green and red marbles in the bag?

A.2 green 4 red

B.4 green 4 red

C.2 green 1 red

D.1 green 3 red

E. 3 green 6 red

I don't know which one

A and E both equal 1/2

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:34pm
Oops - you're not understanding the problem.

If there are two marbles, one green and one red, your chance of drawing a green marble is 1 out of 2 or 1/2.

You have to have the same number of each color of marbles to have the odds be 1/2.

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**Jerald**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:36pm
B?

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:36pm
Right.

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**Jerald**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:42pm
THank you

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**Ms. Sue**, Monday, December 10, 2012 at 6:47pm
You're welcome.

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