# SOLUTION: A canister contains 20 pieces of candy: 5 strawberry flavored, 9 watermelon flavored, and 6 mint flavored. Two are selected at random. Find each probability. P(1 strawberry and

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 Question 448847: A canister contains 20 pieces of candy: 5 strawberry flavored, 9 watermelon flavored, and 6 mint flavored. Two are selected at random. Find each probability. P(1 strawberry and 1 mint)Answer by stanbon(57290)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A canister contains 20 pieces of candy: 5 strawberry flavored, 9 watermelon flavored, and 6 mint flavored. Two are selected at random. Find each probability. P(1 strawberry and 1 mint) ----- # of strawberry/mint pairs: 5*6 = 30 --- # of random pairs: 20C2 = 190 --- P(strawberry/mint) = 30/190 = 3/19 ====================================== Cheers, stan H.