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Probability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.

 

Puzzle ID:#36645
Fun:*** (2.18)
Difficulty:* (0.92)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:eagle_gurlAus*****

 

 

 



Nicole finds 27 buttons on the ground that are black. She adds them to her collection of 4 blue buttons, 3 black buttons, 13 white buttons, and 3 red buttons. What is the probability that Nicole will draw a black button out of the container that holds all of her buttons?


Answer

3/5

You have to add the 27 black buttons to the three that Nicole already had.

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