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In a class of 50 high school juniors, 32 students either play a sport or are in the marching band. There are 22 juniors who playa sport and 16 who are in the marching band. What is the probability that a randomly selected junior plays a sport and is in the marching band
The answer is supposed to be 3/25, but I am not getting that.

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  1. 22+16-32 = 6
    So, there are 6 juniors who do both.

    P(both) = 6/50 = 3/25

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