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An ice chest contains six cans of apple juice, eight cans of grape juice, four cans of orange juice,and 2 cans of mango juice. Suppose that you reach into the container and selected 2 cans in succession. What is the probability of selecting a can of apple juice? A can of grape juice then a can of orange juice?

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Total number of cans = 6 + 8 + 4 + 2 = 20
Probability of selecting a can of apple juice in the first trial = 6/20 = 0.3
Probability of not selecting a can of apple juice in the first trial = 14/20 = ...

Solution Summary

This is a series of probability questions regarding juice cans in an ice chest.

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