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    What are the probabilities of drawing a certain colour candy?

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    Use the theoretical method to determine the probability of the given outcome or event.
    A bag contains 5 red candies, 15 blue candies, and 20 yellow candies. What is the probability of drawing a red candy? a blue candy? A yellow candy? Something besides a yellow candy?

    The probability of drawing a red candy is ______ (round to the nearest hundredth as needed).
    The probability of drawing a blue candy is______.
    The probability of drawing a yellow candy is______.
    The probability of drawing something else besides a yellow, candy is______.

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    The probability of drawing a red candy is ____ (round to the nearest hundredth as needed)

    Solution: It is equal to
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    This solution provides steps to determine the probability of drawing certain colours of candy.

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