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# The diagram below shows the contents of a jar from which you select marbles at random. a. What is the probability of selecting a red marble, replacing it, and then selecting a blue marble? Show your work. b. What is the probability of selecting a red marble, setting it aside, and then selecting a blue marble? Show your work. c. Are the answers to parts (a) and (b) the same? Why or why not? Download png

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Alexa Spicer on June 21, 2018

Therefore,There are 4 red marbles.There are 7 blue marbles.There are 5 green marbles.There are 16 marbles in total.a.Response = (probability of selecting a red marble)(the probability of selecting a blue marble)in the First place, the probability of selecting a red marble.Then, the probability of selecting a blue marble.Multiply the odds together.That is the probability of an event.b.Response = (probability of selecting a red marble)(the probability of selecting a blue marble)in the First place, the probability of selecting a red marble.Then, the probability of selecting a blue marble RED MARBLE REMOVED.Multiply the odds together.That is the probability that the event b.c.Obviously:So the answer is no.