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Problem 33 Easy Difficulty

Find the probability of choosing a girl's name at random from 20 girls' names and 50 boys' names. Round to the nearest tenth percent. (Lesson 12 - 7)

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$28.6 \%$

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if we have 20 girls names and there are 50 boys with those 20 that means there are a total of 70 names. So we have a two and seven chance, which, when we write as a percent, is gonna be 28.6% chance that we draw that girl's name.

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