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## 42) There are 18 boys and 16 girls in social studies class. A student is chosen at random to represent the class at History Day. What is the

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42) There are 18 boys and 16 girls in social studies class. A student is chosen at random to represent the class at History Day. What is the probability that a girl will be chosen?

A) 7/34

B) 8/17

C) 10/17

D) 9/34

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There are 18 boys and 16 girls in social studies class. A student is chosen at random to represent the class at History Day. What is the probability that a girl will be chosen?

A) 7/34

B) 8/17

C) 10/17

D) 9/34

Answer:C, 10/17Answer:8/17 (Answer B)

Step-by-step explanation:There are a total of 34 students, of whom 16 are girls.

The desired probability is 16/34, which reduces to 8/17 (Answer B)