# SOLUTION: You have a bag of 56 marbles, 24 of which are blue. What is the probability that you will choose a blue marble? Please express your answer as a fraction in simplest terms

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 Question 626241: You have a bag of 56 marbles, 24 of which are blue. What is the probability that you will choose a blue marble? Please express your answer as a fraction in simplest terms. Answer by Edwin McCravy(8999)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!```(In probability theory, "OUT OF" means "OVER"). There are 24 ways OUT OF 56 ways to draw a blue marble, so the probability is 24 ways OVER 56 ways or . That reduces to Edwin```