## Rachel has a bag containing 3 red marbles, 5 purple marbles, and 10 blue marbles. What is the probability that she will pull a purple

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Rachel has a bag containing 3 red marbles, 5 purple marbles, and 10 blue marbles.

What is the probability that she will pull a purple marble out of the bag? What is the

complement?

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Answer:5/18, 13/18Step-by-step explanation:The basic probability of anything is

Specific Outcome / Total OutcomesThe specific outcome here is pulling a purple marble. We see there are 5 purple marbles therefore there are 5 ways to get them. The total outcomes are the total number of marbles which is 18. Therefore, the answer is

5/18The complement of a probability is 1 minus the original probability, so, it would be

1 – 5/18here getting us13/18as the answer.