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April 7th, 2017, 09:21 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Jan 2017 From: US Posts: 94 Thanks: 5  Theoretical Probability A spinner has 3 red panels, 3 blue panels and 2 yellow panels. The panels are all the same size. Solve for the theoretical probability that the wheel will land on blue. Could anyone tell me how I would go about solving this problem? Thanks! (P.s., I realize that this problem has to do with probability and could probably go under the "Probability" board; however, this is a problem I came across in my Algebra class, so I figured it would be appropriate here.) Last edited by Indigo28; April 7th, 2017 at 09:26 PM. 
April 7th, 2017, 09:30 PM  #2 
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$P[\text{blue}] = \dfrac{\text{blue area}}{\text{total area}}$


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