# math

A bag contains 2 gold marbles, 6 silver marbles, and 23 black marbles. Someone offers to play this game: You randomly select one marble from the bag. If it is gold, you win \$4. If it is silver, you win \$2. If it is black, you lose \$1.

What is your expected value if you play this game?

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1. 2/31 * 4 + 6/31 * 2 - 23/31 = -3/31

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posted by oobleck

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