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An organization will give a prize to a local artist. The artist will be randomly chosen from among 3 painters, 7 sculptors, and 12 photographers. What is the probability that the artist chosen will be a painter or a sculptor?
Write your answer as a fraction in simplest form.

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  1. Prob(photographer) = 12/22 = 6/11
    prob(painter or sculptor) = prob(not a phot.) = 1 - 6/11 = 5/11

    Or
    prob(painter) = 3/22
    prob(phot.) = 7/22
    prop(painter or phot.) = 10/22 = 5/11

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