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A jar contains 5 red marbles and 3 green marbles. A marble is drawn at random and not replaced. A second marble is then drawn from the jar. Find the probability that both marbles are the same color.

I figured out that the probability that both marbles are red is 20/56 and the probability that both are green is 6/56. Then I added them together to get 26/56. Is this correct? Thanks!

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  1. yes, good job

    however, you should reduce 26/56 to 13/28

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  2. Thank you!

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    posted by S8
  3. You should reduce 26/56 to 13/28 yeah lol I agree

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