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⎝⎠ Name _______________________________________ Thursday February 7, 2013 5. There are three boxes. Box X contains 3 red marbles and 7 blue marbles. Another box Y contains 6 red marbles and 4 blue marbles. The third...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2014 for the course MATH 511 taught by Professor Sumner during the Spring '13 term at South Carolina.
 Spring '13
 Sumner
 Math, Decimals, Probability

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