Jerry N.

asked • 12/15/20

If one can is selected at random from the​ cooler, determine the probability that the soda selected is cola​, orange soda, or root beer.

A cooler at a picnic contains 100 cans of soda covered by ice. There are 30 cans of​ cola, 42 cans of orange​ soda, 16 cans of ginger​ ale, and 12 cans of root beer. The cans are all the same size and shape. If one can is selected at random from the​ cooler, determine the probability that the soda selected is cola​, orange soda, or root beer.


The probability that the can selected is a cola​, orange soda, or root beer is__________ .

​(Simplify your answer. Type a​ fraction.)

Stanton D.

Hi Jerry, easiest to calculate as 1-P(ginger_ale).
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12/15/20

Stanton D.

Hi Jerry, easiest to calculate as 1-P(ginger_ale).
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12/15/20

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