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A box contains 4 red pencils, 3 blue pencils, and 3 yellow pencils. What is
the probability that a student randomly selects a blue pencil, keeps it, then a second student randomly selects a yellow
pencil?
A. 1/10
B. 3/10
C. 6/10
D. 9/10

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If the events are independent, the probability of both/all events occurring is determined by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.

3/10 * 3/9 = ?

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3/10

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