# SOLUTION: A party host gives a door prize to one guest chosen at random. There are 47 men and 40 women at the party. What is the probability that the prize goes to a woman? 1. glenbenn50@ya

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 Question 240502: A party host gives a door prize to one guest chosen at random. There are 47 men and 40 women at the party. What is the probability that the prize goes to a woman? 1. glenbenn50@yahoo.comAnswer by jim_thompson5910(28536)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Since there are 47 men and 40 women, this means that there are 47+40=87 people total. Probability prize goes to woman = # of women/# total = 40/87 = 0.4597 which is about a 45.97% chance