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Dependent probability

AP.STATS: VAR‑4 (EU), VAR‑4.D (LO), VAR‑4.D.2 (EK) CCSS.Math: HSS.CP.B.6


A bag contains 6 red jelly beans, 4 green jelly beans, and 4 blue jelly beans.
If we choose a jelly bean, then another jelly bean without putting the first one back in the bag, what is the probability that the first jelly bean will be green and the second will be red?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, start text, p, i, end text or 2, slash, 3, space, start text, p, i, end text