MATH SOLVE

2 months ago

Q:
# A passenger train has tickets available for 12 window seats and 8 aisle seats. The next person to buy a ticket will be randomly assigned to one of those seats. What is the probability that the next person will be assigned to an aisle seat? Also tell me how to show work.A) 1/8 B) 2/5 C) 1/2 D) 2/3

Accepted Solution

A:

The answer is 2/5.

There is an 8/20 chance that the next person will receive a window seat. You simplify that probability to get your answer. 8/20 becomes 2/5. So the answer is 2/5.

There is an 8/20 chance that the next person will receive a window seat. You simplify that probability to get your answer. 8/20 becomes 2/5. So the answer is 2/5.