A jar contains 14 nickels, 14 dimes, 14…

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  1. Lesxqn

    Lesxqn New Member

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    A jar contains 14 nickels, 14 dimes, 14 quarters, and 14 pennies. A coin is chosen at random from the jar. What is the probability that the coin chosen is a nickel? A.1/56 B.1/14 C.1/4 D.1/2
     
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    So there are a total of 56 coins, and 14 of them are nickels. So the chances of getting a nickel is 14/56 which you can simplify to 1/4. So the answer is C. 1/4
     

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