Mr. Steward has a jar in which each of his 26 students has placed a stick w/his or her name on it. If there are 10 girls in the class, what is the probability that a boys name will be drawn if the teacher only pulls one stick?
well assuming that if they arent girls then they are boys first we find the amount of boys there are 26-10=16 so there are 16 boys then we place the number of desired out comes(16) over number of possible out comes(26) P(B)=16/26 reduce P(B)=8/13
wait why would u reduce???
to get the fraction in lowest form. or u could put it as a decimal like eseidl did
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