2. A jar contains blue, red, yellow, and green marbles. P(blue)=1/4. What type of probability is illustrated and why?

A. Experimental; the result is based on the number of possible outcomes.
B. Experimental; the result is found by repeating an experiment.
C. Theoretical; the result is based on the number of outcomes.
D. Theoretical; the result is found by repeating an experiment.***?

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1. Repeating an experiment naturally gives rise to experimental probability.

Since no experiment is described, the probability must be theoretical only. So, (C).

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2. thank you for correcting me!

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3. Steve is correct.

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