Sarah W.

asked • 09/19/17

Joan's Fruit Bowl

Joan's fruit bowl contains only apples and bananas. If Joan randomly selects a piece of fruit from the bowl. The probability it will be a banana is 2/5. However, before she chooses a piece of fruit, Joan throws away 3 bananas. The probability of her choosing a banana is now 1/4. How many apples and bananas were there originally in the bowl?

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