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A basket contains 5 green lollipops, 12 red lollipops, and 7 orange lollipops. When a lollipop is taken from the basket, it is not replaced. What is P(orange, then orange)?

I know the answer. It's 42/552.

But HOW do I figure this out? I can do the first p(orange) but if it's not replaced, how do I do I figure out orange again? Thanks!

  • 8th Math - Probability - , Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:25pm

    Total=24 p(orange,then orange)=7/24*6/23 =42/552 this is bcus the no of orange is 7 & when one of it is taking out 6 will remain & the total no will reduce to 23.

  • 8th Math - Probability - , Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:05pm

    ummmmmmmmmmmm. Haha jkjk. I know the answer, but think about it... what is the point of school, if you ask someone else to do it.... Oh, and by the way, this isn't 8th grade math! This is 7th grade math, I'm just did this quiz and got 100%. Just try next time!! Its not that hard! Also our math teacher posts 5 - 15 min Live Lessons prior to our lessons!

  • 8th Math - Probability - , Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 6:40pm

    no this is 8th grade math im in 8th grade and this is what were learning

  • 8th Math - Probability - , Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:34pm

    11/24 10/23

  • 8th Math - Probability - , Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 2:54pm

    the answer is 42/552

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