Mathematics
12th grade advance functions

Question Description


  1. The Choco-Latie Candies company makes candy-coated chocolates, 40% which are red.  The production line mixes the candies randomly and packages ten per box.

    1. What is the probability that less than four candies in a given box are red?

    2. What is the probability that at least four candies in a given box are red?

    3. Describe a second way of finding the answer to part b.

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Final Answer

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1) (40%)(3/4)+(40%)(2/4)+(40%)(1/4)

=0.6

2) 1-0.6= 0.4

3) the other way is to find the probability of 4 candies, 5 candies, six candies, 7 candies, 8 candies, 9 candies and 10 candies in the box the sum up the results

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