# SOLUTION: an economy pack of highlighters contains 12 yellow, 6 blue, 4 green and 3 orange highlighters. An experiment consists of randomly selecting one of the highlighters and recording it

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 532219: an economy pack of highlighters contains 12 yellow, 6 blue, 4 green and 3 orange highlighters. An experiment consists of randomly selecting one of the highlighters and recording its color. Find the probability that a blue or yellow highlighter is selected given that a yellow highlighter is selected. Answer by solver91311(16897)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! Given that you have selected a yellow one, the probability of selecting a blue or a yellow one is 1 or certainty. This is an absurdly trival result. Are you sure you posed the question properly? John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it