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If a jelly bean machine contains 16 pink jelly beans, 34 blue jelly beans, 24 black jelly beans, and 26 purple jelly beans, what is the probability that a jelly bean chosen at random will be blue?

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Nov 3, 2016

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P(Blue) =#17/50#

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Probability of blue = #("number of blue")/("total number")#

P(Blue) = #34/100 = 17/50#

Sometimes probabilities are given as percentages.

In this case P(blue) = 34%

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