MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# On a game show, a contestant randomly chooses a chip from a bag that contains numbers and strikes. The theoretical probability of choosing a strike is 1/5. The bag contains 8 strikes. How many chips are in the bag?

Accepted Solution

A:

Let x be the number of chips.

[tex]\frac{8}{x}=\frac{1}{5}[/tex]

x = 40

The answer is: There are 40 chips in the bag.

[tex]\frac{8}{x}=\frac{1}{5}[/tex]

x = 40

The answer is: There are 40 chips in the bag.