seven people decide to share 3/8 of a bag of marbles equally . What fraction of the bag of marbles does each person recieve?

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  1. 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?

  2. College Math

    Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing three red marbles, three green ones, four white ones, and three purple ones. She grabs seven of them. Find the probability of the following event, expressing it as a

  3. 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 ?

  4. finite math

    Recall from Example 1 that whenever Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing three red marbles, five green ones, four white ones, and three purple ones. She grabs eight of them. Find the probability of the

  5. Math

    A bag with 12 marbles has 3 yellow marbles, 4 blue marbles, and 5 red marbles. A marble is chosen from the bag at random. What is the probability that it is yellow?

  6. 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 ?

  7. Maths

    A bag contains marbles of three different colours red, blue , yellow. 2/5 of the marbles are red. The ratio of the number of blue marbles to the number of yellow marbles is 5:7. What fraction of the marbles in the bag is blue? There are 54 more red marbles

  8. 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?

  9. 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?

  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. 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?

  13. 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

  14. Math

    Ten cousins share 3 pizzas equally. What fraction of a pizza does each cousin get? Answer: 3/10 Four boys share 9 yards of fishing wire equally. How many yards of fishing wire does each boy get? Answer:9/4 Please check on the above answers.

  15. 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.

  16. 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

  17. 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?

  18. 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

  19. math

    seven people decide to share 3/8 of a bag of marbles equally . What fraction of the bag of marbles does each person recieve?

  20. 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?

  21. maths

    a bag contains 10 marbles of which 2 are red and 8 are black.Bag B contains 12 marbles of which 4 are ed and 8 are black.A ball is drawn at random from each bag. 5.1 draw a probability tree diagram to show possible outcome

  22. Mathematics

    A bag contains 8 blue marbles, 6 red marbles, 15 green marbles, and 16 orange marbles. A marble is chosen at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble is red?

  23. 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.

  24. 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?

  25. mathematics

    Tim 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 more times. In the end, only three marbles are left in the bag. How many marbles were there in the bag

  26. mathematics

    Jeff took half of the marbles out of the bag. He then put 1 marble back into the bag. He repeated this process five times. There were 3 marbles left in the bag at the end. How many marbles were there in the bag at first?

  27. 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?

  28. 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

  29. Math

    One bag of m&m's weighs 3 1/2 pounds. If found friends want to share the bag of candy equally, how much would each friend get?

  30. Mathematics

    A bag with 12 marbles has 3 blue marbles and 9 yellow marbles. A marble is chosen from the bag at random. What is the probability that it is red?

  31. 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?

  32. math

    Mrs. Li baked a cherry pie for her 3 sons to share equally. She cut the pievinto 6 slices. What fraction of the pie did each son get? If each son only ate half of his share, what fraction of the whole pie was left over?

  33. math

    jordan has a bag that contains 246 marbles. there are 51 brown marbles and 195 gray marbles. estimate the percent of the brown marblesin the bag.

  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. Okay Last Q's For today Ms. Sue MAth

    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. 2. A number cube with the numbers 1 through 6

  36. 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?

  37. 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?

  38. fractions as division word problems

    5 people want to share a 2 pound bag of peanuts equally how many pounds would each person get.

  39. math 7th

    cheryl,rita and four of their friends go to a movie and share equally a 48-ounce bag of popcorn and three 48-inch licorice laces. find the fraction of popcorn each gets and the fraction of licorice each gets.

  40. math

    If you have five brownies and you want to share them equally with four people. What is the fraction each person receive?

  41. 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?

  42. probability

    call from Example 1 that whenever Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing three red marbles, two green ones, four white ones, and two purple ones. She grabs eight of them. Find the probability of the

  43. 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

  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 the bag has 10 marbles.2 yellow.3 pink.5 blue

  45. 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?

  46. Maths

    a bag contains marbles of three different colours, red, blue and yellow. 2/5 of the marbles are red. The ratio of the number of blue marbles to the number of yellow marbles is 5:7. what fraction of the marbles in the bag is blue?

  47. 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?

  48. Math

    Find the sample space. a Bag contains 4 marbles: one each of red, blue, green and violet. Two marbles are drawn from the bag. assume that the first marble is not put in the bag before drawing the second marblle

  49. 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?

  50. College Math

    Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing three red marbles, four green ones, five white ones, and one purple one. She grabs seven of them. Find the probability of the following event, expressing it as a

  51. maths

    there are 8 red, 6 green, 10 blue marbles in a bag. A child keeps picking a ball at random and all marbles are equally likely to be picked. calculate the probability of picking a red marble

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

  56. math

    A bag holds 8 yellow marbles and 5 orange marbles.How many and what color marbles would you add to the bag so that the probability of picking a yellow marble is 2/3

  57. 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.

  58. Math

    if four friends share equally a 48 ounch bag of popcorn what fraction would each one get?

  59. 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,

  60. 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

  61. Statistics

    There are 100 marbles in a bag. 200people are asked to draw a ball. Each marble drawn is put back into the bag before the next draw. 7 people draw red color marbles. How many red marbles are there in the bag?

  62. 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?

  63. 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?

  64. mathematics

    1 What is the chance that you pick a vowel from the name DELCAMP if you pick at random? 1 What's the chance that you pick a consonant from the name MONROY if you pick at random? REDUCE YOUR FRACTION. Y is a consonant is this case. 1 What's the chance of

  65. Math

    cheryl, rita and four of their friends go to a movie and share equally a 48-ounce bag of popcorn and three 48-inch licorice laces. Find the fraction of popcorn each gets and the fraction of licorice each gets.text

  66. 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 first a red marble then a yellow marble are drawn? Represent your answer as a fraction in

  67. math

    Bobby has a bag of marbles. In his bag of marbles are: • 8 Red Marbles • 7 Blue Marbles • 3 Yellow Marbles • 9 Green Marbles If Bobby randomly choses one marble from the bag what is the probability that he will choose a green marble?

  68. Math

    A bag contain marbles of three different colours red blue and yellow 2/5of the marbles are red the ratio of three number of blue marbles to the number of yellow marbles is5:7 what fraction of the marbles in the bag is blue

  69. 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

  70. math

    A bag contains 7 blue marbles, 5 red marbles, and 9 green marbles. A marble is taken at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble is blue or red? Please type in your answer as a fraction.

  71. math

    six friends go to the movies and share equally a 48-ounce bag of pop corn and three 48 inches licorice laces. find the fraction of popcorn and licorice each get

  72. 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,

  73. 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?

  74. Finite Math

    Recall from Example 1 that whenever Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing four red marbles, two green ones, three white ones, and two purple ones. She grabs eight of them. Find the probability of the

  75. 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

  76. 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!

  77. 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

  78. 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?

  79. 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,

  80. math

    there are 800 pieces of candy in a bag. 6/10 of them are jolly ranchers, 5 people decided to share equally, how many jolly ranchers does each people get

  81. 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?

  82. 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?

  83. 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?

  84. 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?

  85. 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?

  86. 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

  87. 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

  88. 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/

  89. 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?

  90. Math

    1. Three student share 5 peaches equally. How many peaches does each student get? Answer: 1 2/3 2. Six friends share 4 sandwiches equally. What fraction of a sandwich does each friend get? Answer: 2/3 Please check the above two answers. Thank you

  91. 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?

  92. Math

    Holly is flipping a coin and pulling a marble from a bag. There are 4 white marbles, 2 blue marbles, and 5 green marbles, all of the same size, in the bag. What is the probability that the coin lands on heads and she pulls a green marble from the bag?

  93. 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

  94. 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

  95. 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

  96. 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?

  97. conditional probability

    You have two bags of marbles. Bag 1 has 5 red and 6 blue marbles. Bag 2 has 20 green and 5 red marbles. What is the probability of drawing a red marble out of Bag 2, given that you drew a red marble out of Bag 1?

  98. Math

    A bag holds 8 yellow marbles and 5 orange marbles. How many and what color marbles would you add to the bag so that the probability of picking a yellow marble is 2/3?

  99. 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

  100. 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?

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