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You and your friends are making friendly bets for ice-cream. Your goal is to pick a purple ticket, and you will get free ice-cream. The box contains 10 purple tickets and 15 black tickets. One of your friends drew first, and got a black ticket, without replacement. Your turn is next. What is the chance you will pick a purple ticket?
  • 10/25
  • 15/25
  • 10/24
  • 14/24
  • 9/24
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    Carlos Rodriguez <carlos@math.albany.edu>
    This problem was contributed by a student in Elementary Statistics. It is offered as it is with no warranty of any kind
    Last modified: Wed May 13 12:29:11 EDT 1998