# math

Justin writes the letters I-L-L-I-N-O-I-S on cards and then places the cards in a hat. What is the probability of picking an N?
8/1
7/1
1/8
1/7

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posted by uwu
2. I think its 1/8???

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posted by Shay
3. try again

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posted by uwu
4. 1/7?

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posted by Shay
5. are you just guessing?

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posted by uwu
6. I agree with 1/8

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posted by Damon
7. No, im actually trying.

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posted by Shay
8. You will be putting 8 letters in the hat.
One of those letters is an N, so .....

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posted by Reiny
9. Im just asking if yoyu know how to do this and ur not trying to cheat, because a lot of people do that here.

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posted by uwu
10. you*

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posted by uwu
11. 8/1? if this isn't the answer then imma just guess XD

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posted by Shay
12. Of course if the repeated letters do not get multiple cards,the answer is different. However that is not stated.

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posted by Damon
13. No, im not trying to cheat.

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posted by Shay
14. I agree with damon, and on my side you need to accutally know this

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posted by uwu

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posted by uwu
16. Ok I understand its just that I get played a lot

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posted by uwu
17. Do you know how much help I tried to get for math? I just thought the people on here could explain it better. why do everyone have to assume others are cheating?

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posted by Shay
18. because it happens A LOT, but moving on i Agree with 1/8

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posted by uwu
19. Shay a probability greater than one is a mathematical breakthrough deserving of some sort of prize.

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posted by Damon
20. So since N is only one letter in the word, it would have a smaller chance of being picked?

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posted by Shay
21. Uwu -- your first answer was wrong!! Shay was right. The odds were 1 / 8.

Uwu -- please do not respond unless you are sure of the answer!

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22. Are you sure 1/8 is correct Ms.Sue?

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posted by Shay
23. Of course. Reiny said the same thing.

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24. Great! Thank you!

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posted by TVD
25. Oh, ok sorry I must have done my calculations wrong, But I did agree with her after I fixed my mistakes

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posted by uwu
26. WHole test
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27. @ pixel wolf yes

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