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A box contains five blue, eight green, and three yellow marbles. If a marble is selected at random, what is the probability that it is yellow?

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3/16

3/8

1/3

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    i think 3/16 , because the total of the marbel is 16 and u want the probability of the yellow which equal to 3 .
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