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posted by gilbert .
a spinner with 8 sections has 2 blue and 1 yellow section. What 's the (p) of one spin landing on blue and one spin landing on yellow. The answer is 1/16 Why?

1/4 blue then 1/8 yellow = 1/32
1/8 yellow then 1/4 blue = 1/32
1/32 + 1/32 = 1/16
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