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    need help now with probability

    John flicks a spinner 50 times. He records the result of each spin in the table below. Which spinner did john most likely spin

    spinner lands on shaded 12 times spinner lands on white 38 times

    A. 1/3
    B. 1/2
    C. 1/4
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    Quote Originally Posted by star29867 View Post
    John flicks a spinner 50 times. He records the result of each spin in the table below. Which spinner did john most likely spin

    spinner lands on shaded 12 times spinner lands on white 38 times

    A. 1/3
    B. 1/2
    C. 1/4
    12 in 50 is 24%, which is closest to 1/4 (25%), so of the options C is the
    most likely

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