# Math-confused!

A bag contains 7 lavender marbles, 11 turquoise marbles and 5 rainbow marbles. What is the chance of drawing a lavender marble? If a lavender marble is drawn then placed back into the bag, and a second marble is drawn, what is the probability of drawing a turquoise marble? Give solutions exactly in reduced fraction form, separated by a comma

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asked by Jen
1. 7 + 11 + 5 = 23 marbles

7/23 is the first answer.

What do you get for the second answer?

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2. is it 11/23??

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posted by Jen
3. Right.

See -- that's not so hard. :-)

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4. really? i didn't think it was that easy...so it's 7/23 and 11/23???

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posted by Jen
5. What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

What is the probability of selecting a purple marble and then a white marble?
What is the probability of selecting two white marbles?
Is there a greater chance of selecting two white marbles in a row or two purple marbles in a row? Show your work.

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