# The probability of drawing a green candy from a jar of 20 candies is 1/4. How many yellow candies should be added to the jar in order to reduce the probability to 1/6 ?

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Sep 15, 2016

#### Explanation:

As the probability of drawing a green candy from a jar of

number of green candies in the jar are

Now let us assume we add

As we desire the probability to be

and

Hence,