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A play is being put on at the school. There are 9 possible roles for girls who are trying out and 10 roles for boys who are trying out. If 16 girls and 12 boys try out, what percent of chance does one girl have of getting in? What percent does one boy have?

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    9/16 = 0.5625 = 56.25%

    Now figure out the boys' chances.

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    83.33%?
    Thank you

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    Right -- and you're welcome.

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