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 Question 150459This question is from textbook A Survey of Mathematics with Applications : Can someone help me please? A jar contains 5 yellow marbles, 16 green marbles, and 8 black marbles. If one marble is selected at random, what is the probability that it is not green? (Give solution as a fraction in lowest terms.) This question is from textbook A Survey of Mathematics with Applications Answer by nerdybill(6958)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!In your jar, you have a total of: 5+16+8 =29 . Of the 29: 8+5 = 13 are NOT green . Therefore, the probability of NOT picking a green marble is: 13/29