# Finding the probability that an egg selected from a carton is not broken

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(Use 12 eggs per carton)

78.5% of cartons have no broken eggs.

19.2% have 1 broken egg

2.2 % have 2 broken eggs

.1% have three broken eggs

four or more eggs is negligible

an egg is selected at random from a carton and is found to be broken.

A. what is the probability that the egg is not the only broken one in the carton?

B. What is the probability that the egg is in a carton that has at most two broken eggs?

Please include formulas

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The following outlines the process of finding the probability that an egg drawn at random from a carton is not the only one broken. Additionally, the probability that no more than two broken eggs are discovered is calculated.

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Let p1=78.5%, p2=19.2%, p3=2.2%, p4=0.1%

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