Mary Beth has a bag of 3 different types of candies. The fractions of two types of candies in the bag are listed below.

• candies that have nuts: \frac{59}{100}
• candies that have caramel: \frac{2}{10}

The rest of the candies in the bag have chocolate. What fraction of the candies in Mary Beth’s bag have either nuts or caramel?

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Answers

2014-06-28T12:53:48+05:30
Sample space= 100
n(s)=100
let E=event of getting a nut or caramel candie 
thus n(E)=59+20=79
P(E)=n(E)/n(S)
=79/100
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