# A bakery has 3 cookies and 30 other baked goods for sale. What is the probability that a randomly selected baked good will be a cookie?

Aug 27, 2017

$\frac{1}{11.}$

#### Explanation:

There are totally $3 \text{(cookies)"+30"(other bakery items)=} 33$ baked

good; so, $1$ good can be selected in $33$ ways.

There are, $3$ cookies, and, out of this, $1$ can be chosen in $3$ ways.

Hence, the $\text{Reqd. Prob.=} \frac{3}{33} = \frac{1}{11.}$