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a 12 inch by 14inch rectangular cake is divided into 2 inch squares. if your piece is chosen at random what is the probability that my piece is chosen from the outside edge?

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    This cake is divided into 42 pieces (6 pieces across amd 7 pieces down).

    There will be 26 edge pieces.

    Your chance of getting an edge piece is 26 out of 42 or 26/42 or 13/21.

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