Cam can't figure out what to eat. He is going to randomly select a piece of fruit from his pantry. There are 4 apples and 5 bananas in his pantry. What is the probability of picking an apple?

1 Answer
May 14, 2018

44% chance of selecting an apple


In the pantry, there are:

4 apples and 5 bananas, adding up to a total of 9 fruit. This can be expressed as 4 + 5 = 9.

You want to find out the probability of choosing an apple. There are 4 apples out of the 9 fruit total. This can be expressed as: 4/9

#4/9# = 0.44444444444

There's a 44% percent chance he'll pick an apple.