# A bag contains 7 red marbles, 12 orange marbles, 18 yellow marbles, and 5 purple marbles. A marble is drawn at random from the bag. What is the probability that the marble drawn will not be orange?

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There are 42 marbles in the bag.

When one marble is taken out at random, in terms of orange, there are only two possible outcomes:

either the marble IS orange, or it ISN'T.

There are 12 marbles which ARE orange, which means that the rest are NOT orange.

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