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# A Bag Contains 16 Colored Balls. Six Are Green, 7 Are Red and 3 Are White. a Ball is Chosen, Without Looking into the Bag. Find the Probability that the Ball Chosen Is: Not Red - Mathematics

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#### Question

A bag contains 16 colored balls. Six are green, 7 are red and 3 are white. A ball is chosen, without looking into the bag. Find the probability that the ball chosen is:

not red

#### Solution

Balls in the bag=16= Number of balls that could be drawn

n(s)=16

Not a red ball=16- number of red balls=16=7=9=E

n(E)=9

Probability of not drawing a red ball= (n(E))/(n(s))=9/16

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