# Probability

A popular word game starts with 100 letter tiles in a bag. The table shows the distribution for the vowels.

Vowel A E I O U
Number of Tiles 9 12 9 8 4

What is the probability that a vowel is selected on the first draw?

Just seeing if I get this.

42 vowels 100 letters
42/100 = 21/50

It keeps telling me to divide to get answer not getting this part
choices are 3/25 21/50 2/7 3/22
So I was thinking 2 goes into 42 - 21 times and 2 goes into 100- 50 times.
Am I on the right track?

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1. So you have 42 vowels in the bag out of 100
prob(a vowel) = 42/100 = 21/50

You had that, and it is one of the choices.
I don't see what the problem is here.

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Reiny

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3. A. 42
B. 84
C. 3/25
For Calculating Probabilities

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4. answers is 100% right :D tysm

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5. Alright dude, really messed up, you just made half of some people fail the test, hope your proud of yourself

Anyways the real answers in connexus are
1. D 100
2. B 42
3. B 21/50

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6. Ann's right if you're connexus

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7. AnnLyn is the GOAT

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8. Thanks Ann !

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