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Jerry mixes the letters F,P,M,M,M,F,P and J thorough. Without looking Amanda draws one letter. Expressed as a fraction, decimal and percentage. What is the probability that J will NOT be the letter Amanda selects?

A.7/8, 0.875, 87.5%

B.5/8, 0.625, 62.5%

C.1/8 , 0.125, 12.5%

D.8/7, 1.14, 11.4%

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  1. And your answer is?

  2. P(j) = 1/8
    so
    P(not j) = 1-1/8 = 7/8

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  3. My answer is D i think. But im not sure

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  4. NO, a probability greater than 1 means there is greater than 100% chance it will happen !!!!

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  5. That is the second time this morning I have seen a probability >1
    That itself is very low probability.

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