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Posted by **Jonathon** on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 4:08pm.

Thanks!

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**JJ**, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 4:11pmThere are 16 cookies in the jar,

Since there are 4 choc chips you have 4/16 or 1/4 to get a choc chip

You have to multiply 1/4 times the chance of getting a second choc. chip.

Since you aren't replacing, you now have 3/15 chances since you have to assume you got the choc. chip the first time and there were only 15 cookies left.

Multiply 1/4 times 1/5.

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**Jonathon**, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 4:15pmThank you so much JJ! I am home schooled and I have been struggling with these probability questions! You explained it and it made sense! Thanks!

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