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Math 201: probability that student is from Kenilworth?

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In a certain class of students, there are 15 boys from Wilmette, 5 girls from Kenilworth, 9 girls from Wilmette, 6 boys from Glencoe, 2 boys from Kenilworth and 8 girls from Glencoe. If the teacher calls upon a student to answer a question, what is the probability that the student will be from Kenilworth?

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The probability is the fraction of students from Kenilworth of the total number of students. So, the probability ...

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Process for figuring probability given. Computations shown.

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