You have a notebook of 23 sheets of paper; and 3 of them are black. A page falls from your notebook; what is the probability it was a black sheet?
3/23
(3 is the favourable outcome and 23 is the total possible outcome)
3 divided by 23 = 0.13%
The probably it being a black sheet is 13%
Friday, February 09, 2007
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