Four boys sit down to play a game of marbles. They empty the bag of marbles and divide the marbles among themselves, and they find they have one marble left. A fifth boy comes along and wants to play, so

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  1. Expected Value

    A bag contains 2 gold marbles, 7 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

  2. math

    A bag contains 5 red marbles, 6 white marbles, and 8 blue marbles. You draw 5 marbles out at random, without replacement. What is the probability that all the marbles are red? The probability that all the marbles are red is? What is the probability that

  3. Math

    A bag contains: 5 red marbles 6 blue marbles 3 green marbles 4 black marbles 2 yellow marbles A marble will be drawn from the bag and replaced 100 times. What is the reasonable prediction for the number of times a green or black marble will be drawn?

  4. Expected Value

    A bag contains 1 gold marbles, 10 silver marbles, and 29 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

  5. Math

    A bag contains 9 red marbles, 8 white marbles, and 6 blue marbles. You draw 4 marbles out at random, without replacement. What is the probability that all the marbles are red? 1 The probability that all the marbles are red is...? 2 What is the probability

  6. Probability

    jeff has 8 red marbles, 6 blue marbles, and 4 green marbles that are the same size and shape. he puts the marbles into a bag, mixes the marbles, and randomly picks one marble. what is the probability that the marble will be blue?

  7. math

    these marbles are placed in a bag and two of them are randomly drawn what is the probability of drawing two pink marbles if the first one is placed back in the bag before the second draw thebag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  8. Math

    The ratio of white marbles to blue marbles in Connie's bag of marbles is equal to 2:3. There are more than 20 marbles in the bag. What is a possible number of white marbles and blue marbles in the bag?

  9. Math

    Ken had a number of colored marbles in a bag. 1/4 of the marbles were red, 2/3 of the remaining marbles were blue, and the rest were yellow. Given that there were 120 red and yellow marbles altogether, how many marbles were there in the bag?

  10. math

    A bag contains 100 marbles, some red and some purple. Suppose a student, without looking, chooses a marble out of the bag, records the color, and then places that marble back in the bag. The student has recorded 9 red marbles and 11 purple marbles. Using

  11. Math-Algebra 1

    You have a bag which contains only red and green marbles. In this bag with x^2+5 marbles total, x+1 are red. Also, x-3 marbles have a scratch on them. The probability of drawing a red marble from the original bag is equal to that of drawing a marble with a

  12. math

    a bag of marbles can be divided evenly among two, three, or four friends. a) how many marbles might be in the bag b) what is the least number of marbles that can be in the bag? c) how many would there be if there are between 30 an 40 marbles in the bag?

  13. Math

    A bag contains 3 gold marbles, 10 silver marbles, and 21 black marbles. Someone offers to play this game: You randomly select on marble from the bag. If it is gold, you win $3. If it is silver, you win $2. If it is black, you lose $1.

  14. math

    A bag contains 8 red marbles, 5 blue marbles, 8 yellow marbles, and 6 green marbles. What is the probability of choosing a red marble if a single choice is made from the bag? is it 8/27 ?

  15. 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

  16. math

    A bag of marbles contains 6 blue marbles, 2 yellow marbles, 4 red marbles, and 1 green marble. What is the probability of reaching into the bag and selecting a yellow marble?

  17. Math

    these marbles are placed in a bag and two of them are randomly drawn what is the probability of drawing two pink marbles if the first one is placed back in the bag before the second draw the bag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  18. math

    A bag contains 1 gold marbles, 10 silver marbles, and 25 black marbles. Someone offers to play this game: You randomly select one marble from the bag. If it is gold, you win $3. If it is silver, you win $2. If it is black, you lose $1. What is your

  19. marbles

    Four boys sit down to play a game of marbles. They empty the bag of marbles and divide the marbles among themselves, and they find they have one marble left. A fifth boy comes along and wants to play, so they divide the marbles among all five boys and once

  20. statistics

    a bag contains 4 blue marbles,6 red marbles, 10 yellow marbles and 6 green marbles.What is the probability of not drawing a red marble?

  21. Math

    Tom keeps all of his favorite marbles in a special leather bag. Right now, five red marbles, four blue marbles, and yellow marbles are in the bag. If he randomly chooses one marble to give to a friend what is the probability that it is blue ?

  22. Math

    A bag contains 3 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles and 6 orange marbles. Three marbles are drawn and NOT replaced each time. Determine the probability of drawing three yellow marbles in a row. State whether the events are dependent or independent.

  23. math

    a bag has 6 marbles in it each marble is either red blue or green what is the least number of marbles that you must pull out of the bag to be sure you have two marbles the same color?

  24. Math

    The ratio of white marbles to blue in Connie's bag of marbles is equals to 2:3. There are more than 20 marbles in the bag. what is a possible number of white marbles and blue marbles in the bag?

  25. MATH ✿╣Check╠✿

    A bag has 6 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles, and 3 purple marbles. What is the probability of choosing a purple marble? 1/6**? 6/18 3/20 1/9

  26. Math

    The ratio of white marbles to blue marbles in Jeyan's bag is 2 to 5. If there are more than 50 marbles in the bag, what is the minimum number of marbles that can be in the bag? So what I did was add 2 and 5 which is 7 in total so I answered as 7 marbles,

  27. Math

    A bag contains 2 red, 2 blue, and 2 green marbles, Sue takes one marble at a time from this bag without looking. What is the least number of marbles Sue must take from this bag to be sure that she has taken 2 marbles of the same color? A) 2 B)3 C)4 D)6

  28. Discrete Math

    A bag contains 5 red marbles, 4 yellow marbles, 3 green marbles, 2 orange marbles and 2 purple marbles. If three marbles are removed, what is the probability that at least one of them is red?

  29. math

    There are 3 white marbles and 7 blue marbles in a bag. Jamie will randomly pick two marbles out of the bag without replacing the first marble chosen. What is the probability of Jamie picking two blue marbles

  30. MATH

    Allen started out with x marbles. He doubled his number of marbles by buying an additional x marbles from Betty. Then he gave away one-third of all his marbles to his friend Clarence. At the end of the day, he had 16 marbles. How many marbles did he start

  31. math

    these marbles are placed in a bag and two of them are randomly drawn what is the probability of drawing two pink marbles if the first one is placed back in the bag before the second draw the bag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  32. Maths

    Sam has a bag full of marbles. He takes out half of the marbles present in the bag and puts back one marble into the bag. He repeats this process four times. In the end only three marbles are left in the bag. How many marbles were there in the bag original

  33. Maths

    Matt has a bag containing 12 green marbles and 8 blue marbles. Without looking, he pulls out one marbles and places it on the table. He then picks a second marbles from the bag. What is the probability he will have 2 blue marbles?

  34. GEOMETRY

    A bag contains 3 yellow marbles, 4 green marbles, 6 purple marbles, and 2 orange marbles. If a marble is drawn from the bag, what is the probability that it is orange? (Write your answer as a fraction in lowest terms.)

  35. math - probability

    Pierre asks Sherry a question involving the theoretical probability of a compound event in which you flip a coin and draw a marble from a bag of marbles. The bag of marbles contains 3 white marbles, 8 green marbles, and 9 black marbles. Sherry's answer,

  36. prealgebra

    a bag contains 6 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles, 7 blue marbles, and 4 white marbles. if one marble is drawn at random from the bag, what is the probability that it will be white? the answer i got is 2 over 11 . is this correct?

  37. Math 1 question

    There are 35 marbles in a bag: 9 blue marbles, 8 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 8 white marbles, and 6 yellow marbles. Find P(red). Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form, a decimal, and a percent. four over thirty-one, 0.129, 12.9% four over

  38. Maths

    A bag contains 10 red marbles, 10 green marbles, 10 yellow marbles and 10 blue marbles. You reach into the bag and grab a marble, then reach into the bag and grab a second marble. The probability that the second marble is the same color as the first marble

  39. Algebra

    A bag has 6 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles, and 3 purple marbles. What is the probability of choosing a purple marble? A.1/6 B.6/18 C.3/20 D.1/9 My choice is A

  40. Math

    A bag contains 3 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 5 white marbles. What is the probability of pulling out two red marbles in a row if none are replaced? A. 1/22 B. 1/16 C. 1/24 D. 1/5

  41. math

    A bag contains 45 marbles of various colors. Jon draws 60 times, each time replacing the marble before drawing again. He gets a total of 12 blue marbles. Which is best prediction of how many blue marbles are in the bag?

  42. math

    The table shows the results of drawing one marble from a bag of colored marbles. Each marble was replaced after the outcome was recorded. If there are a total of 50 marbles in the bag, about how many of the marbles are black? A.15 B.6 C.12 D.9

  43. Math

    There are 12 marbles in a bag, and the marbles are either yellow or green. Two marbles will be randomly picked from the bag, without replacing the first one picked. The probability that both marbles will be yellow is 5/33 . How many YELLOW marbles are in

  44. math

    these marbles are placed in a bag and two of them are randomly drawn what is the probability of drawing two pink marbles if the first one is placed back in the bag before the second draw thebag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  45. algebra

    Four boys sit down to play a game of marbles. They empty the bag of marbles and divide the marbles among themselves, and they find they have one marble left. A fifth boy comes along and wants to play, so they divide the marbles among all five boys and once

  46. 8th grade math

    George has a bag of marbles. Inside the bag are 5 red marbles, 3 green marbles, and 2 blue marbles. He draws out two marbles in a row, without replacement. What is the number of outcomes?

  47. math

    George has a bag of marbles. Inside the bag are 5 red marbles, 3 green marbles, and 2 blue marbles. He draws out two marbles in a row, without replacement. What is the number of outcomes?

  48. math

    George has a bag of marbles. Inside the bag are 5 red marbles, 3 green marbles, and 2 blue marbles. He draws out two marbles in a row, without replacement. What is the number of outcomes?

  49. Math

    A bag contains 10 red marbles, five blue marbles, and nine yellow marbles. Marbles are taken from the bag without replacement until 3 marbles are drawn. Find the probability distribution for choosing yellow marbles using combinations.

  50. math

    Check 0/4 pts Retries 2 A bag contains 2 gold marbles, 7 silver marbles, and 26 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

  51. Math "Need Help Asap"!

    1.)There are 35 marbles in a bag:9 blue marbles, 8 marbles, 4 red marbles, 4 red marbles, 8 white marbles, & 6 yellow marbles. Find P(Red). Write the probability as a fraction in simplest form, a decimal, & a percent. A.)4/31, 0.129, 12.9% B.)4/35, 0.114,

  52. Math

    Yes, it is I again, with yet another math problem. The question is; In a bag, there are 8 white marbles, 8 blue marbles, 7 red marbles, and 6 yellow marbles. How many marbles does it take to pull out 3 marbles of the same color. (A)6 (B)9 (C)12 (D)15 (E)I

  53. Math

    There are 150 green marbles and 100 yellow marbles in a bag that contains 250 marbles. If only yellow marbles are added to the bag so that the probability of randomly drawing a yellow marble from the bag becomes 3/5, how many yellow marbles are in the bag?

  54. math

    a bag of marbles contains 5 green marbles,4 red marbles, and six yellow marbles. What is the probability of drawing 2 yelo0w marbles with replacement

  55. probability

    George has a bag of marbles. Inside the bag are 5 red marbles, 3 red marbles, and 2 blue marbles. He draws out two marbles in a row, without replacement. What is the number of outcomes?

  56. probability

    A set of five marbles is selected (without replacement) from a bag that contains 4 blue marbles, 3 green marbles, 6 yellow marbles, and 7 white marbles. How many sets of five marbles contain no more than two yellow ones?

  57. Math

    Dana is going to draw marbles out of the bag. In the bag, there are 10 marbles. There are 4 black marbles, 5 white marbles, and 1 red marble. Dana choooses two marbles. After choosing the first one she put it back in the bag before choosing the second

  58. math

    A bag of marbles contains 8 red marbles and 6 yellow marbles. Two marbles are drawn out of the bag at random without replacement. What is the probability that two red marbles are drawn out? Be sure to represent your answer as a fraction in simplest form.

  59. Math

    a bag contains 3 red marbles, 5 blue marbles, 2 yellow marbles, and 2 lavender marbles. How many sets of 4 marbles includes at most one of the yellow marbles?

  60. Level 5 Math

    A bag contains 300 marbles, each of the same size, but in six different colours. Suppose there are 50 marbles of each colour. What is the smallest number of marbles I must pick to be absolutely sure that there are 4 marbles of the same colour among the

  61. Math

    A bag contains 3 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles and 6 orange marbles. Three marbles are drawn and NOT replaced each time. Determine the probability of drawing three yellow marbles in a row.

  62. statistics

    refer to a bag of marbles containing 5 green marbles, 4 red marbles and 2 yellow marbles. Three marbles are drawn from the bag, without replacement. What is the probabilty that all three marbles drawn are green?

  63. Math

    A bag contains 4 blue marbles and 4 red marbles. If three marbles are drawn in a row without replacement, find the probability that the marbles will be the same colour?

  64. probability

    A bag contains 3 red marbles, 3 blue marbles and 3 yellow marbles. Which of the following methods of selecting 2 marbles will have the greater probability of choosing 2 red marbles?

  65. math

    The ratio of white marbles to blue marbles in Connie's bag of marbles is equal to 2:3. There are more than 20 marbles in the bag. What is a possible number of white marbles and blue marbles in the bag? THANK YOU!

  66. Stat

    A bag contains 5 red marbles, 9 white marbles, and 5 blue marbles. You draw 4 marbles out at random, without replacement. What is the probability that all the marbles are red?

  67. math

    There are 5 red marbles, 6 blue marbles, e green marbles, and 2 yellow marbles in a bag. What percent or fraction represents the number of blue and green marbles in the bag?

  68. Math

    A bag of marbles containing yellow, blessed, red and purple marbles. There are a total of 24 marbles in the bag. you randomly selected a marble from the bag and then put it back. Repeat the process 15 times. If you select a yellow marble 5 times,how many

  69. Math

    I need some help with the set up please. Joella has a bag of marbles. The bag contains 10 red marbles, 5 green marbles, and 3 blue marbles. She will randomly select 2 marbles from the bag one at a time without replacement. What is the probability that

  70. Math

    A bag of 12 white marbles and 1/3 red marbles and 2/5 blue marbles what is the total marbles in the bag?

  71. Math

    Say that a bag contains 100 marbles: 30 red, 30 blue, 30 green, plus a mix of 10 yellow and orange marbles. To be certain that you have 10 marbles of the same color, what is the minimum number you would need to remove (without looking) from the bag?

  72. math

    A bag holds 3 yellow marbles and 7 blue marbles. how many and what color marbles could you add to the bag so that the probability of picking a yellow marbles is 1/4?

  73. Math

    One bag contains 5 red marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 3 yellow marbles, and a second bag contains 4 red marbles, 6 blue marbles, and 5 yellow marbles. If Lydia randomly draws one marble from each bag, what is the probability that they are both not yellow?

  74. Math

    Please help or list steps of how to do it There are 3 white marbles and 7 blue marbles in a bag. Jamie will randomly pick two marbles out of the bag without replacing the first marble chosen. What is the probability of Jamie picking two blue marbles? A) 1/

  75. math

    a bag contains 7 green marbles, 9 red marbles, 10 orange marbles, 5 brown marbles, and 10 blue marbles. you choose a marble, replace it, and choose again. what is P(read, then blue)? A. 77/164 B. 19/41 C. 90/1681 D. 45/41

  76. Math

    a bag contains 7 green marbles, 9 red marbles, 10 orange marbles, 5 brown marbles, and 10 blue marbles. you choose a marble, replace it, and choose again. what is P(read, then blue)? A. 77/164 B. 19/41 C. 90/1681 D. 45/41••

  77. Math

    Can someone please explain how to solve this problem? A bag contains 6 blue marbles, 10 red marbles, and 9 green marbles. If two marbles are drawn at random without replacement, what is the probability that two green marbles are drawn?

  78. math

    A bag contains 5 green marbles, 3 yellow marbles and 2 red marbles. What is the probability of picking three green marbles from the bag without replacement?

  79. Probability

    If I have a bag filed with 6 marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 4 yellow marbles, and I had to pick one from the bag, what is my sample space?

  80. Probability

    If I have a bag filed with 6 marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 4 yellow marbles, and I had to pick one from the bag, what is my sample space?

  81. Probability

    If I have a bag filed with 6 marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 4 yellow marbles, and I had to pick one from the bag, what is my sample space?

  82. Statistics

    a bag of colored marbles holds 71 yellow marbles and 70 white marbles. ten marbles are randomly selected, one at a time, without replacement. what is the probability that more than half are yellow?

  83. algebra

    Four marbles are drawn at random from a bag containing 7 black marbles and 10 red marbles. Determine the number of outcomes in the sample space of this experiment if the marbles are drawn without replacement.

  84. Math

    Twenty marbles are in a bag. There are 5 green marbles, 9 blue marbles, and the rest are red. Two marbles are drawn at random without placement. Find the probability that neither is blue

  85. Math

    Twenty marbles are in a bag. There are 5 green marbles, 9 blue marbles, and the rest are red. Two marbles are drawn at random without placement. Find the probability that neither is blue

  86. Math

    Twenty marbles are in a bag. There are 5 green marbles, 9 blue marbles, and the rest are red. Two marbles are drawn at random without placement. Find the probability that neither is blue

  87. math

    sally has a bag with red,blue, and green marbles. She has twice as many blue marbles as red marbles. She has 5 times as many green marbles as red marbles. Altogether she has 24 marbles. How many of each color marble does she have? Explain how you found

  88. Math

    I am having a problem answering this math problem. Andrea has a box of marbles in it. She has seven red marbles, thirteen blue marbles and nineteen yellow marbles. If she reaches in and takes out marbles without looking, what is the fewest number of

  89. Math

    Bert has a bag with 12 blue marbles, 6 green marbles, 8 purple marbles, and 4 red marbles. If he want the probability of picking a blue marble to be 1/2 what should he do?

  90. math

    a clear plastic bag containing black marbles and white marbles.draw the box of marbles and shade the marbles to show that 1/4 are black

  91. Math

    Hi I really don't get this... A bag contains 4 green marbles, 6 red marbles, 14 orange marbles, 5 brown marbles, and 8 blue marbles. You choose a marble, replace it, and chose again. What is P(red, then blue) This question is very confusing to me. Someone

  92. math

    a bag has 6 green marbles, 4 red marbles, 5 yellow marbles, and 3 purple marbles. what is the probability of choosing a purple marble? A. 1/6 B. 6/18 C. 3/20*** D. 1/9

  93. Math

    a bag contains 7 green marbles, 9 red marbles, 10 orange marbles, 5 brown marbles, and 10 blue marbles. you choose a marble, replace it and choose again. what is P(red, then blue)? A. 77/164 B. 19/41 C. 90/1681 D. 45/41 Im kinda confused but i think its B

  94. math

    A bag contains 2 white marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 5 red marbles. Three marbles are drawn from the bag. What is the probability that not all of them are red?

  95. math

    In a bag are three red marbles and three green marbles. If two marbles are drawn from the bag at the same time, what is the probability that both marbles will be red?

  96. math

    In each game of marbles a loser gives the other player a marble when they finish jane won 15 times, and kathy has 22 more marbles than when she started how many games did they play

  97. math

    There are 12 marbles in a bag, and the marbles are either yellow or green. Two marbles will be randomly picked from the bag, without replacing the first one picked. The probability that both marbles will be yellow is 5 33 . How many YELLOW marbles are in

  98. math

    these marbles are placed in a bag and two of them are randomly drawn what is the probability of drawing two pink marbles if the first one is placed back in the bag before the second draw thebag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  99. Math

    A bag contains 8 green marbles and 4 blue marbles. If two marbles are drawn in succession without replacing them in the bag, what is the probability of drawing a green marble on the second draw?

  100. Math

    Bobby has a bag of marbles with nine red marbles, 13 yellow marbles and six orange marbles. He picks one marble and keeps it out. He wants to find the probability of picking a yellow marble by randomly picking one more marble from the bag. What type of

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