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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 379159: How many green elements are required to make this a legitimate probability distribution if there are a total of 50 elements in this sample? x red blue orange brown green P(x) 0.14(red) 0.16(blue) 0.28(orange) 0.24(brown) Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, P(red) + P(blue) + P(orange) + P (brown) = .14 + .16 + 28 + .24 = .82 P(green) = 1 - .82 = .18 50 elements in this sample: Let n represent the number of green elements n/50 = .18 n = 9, the number of green elements ```