A wallet containing 5 five-dollar bills, 7 ten-dollar bills, and 8 twenty-dollar bills is found and returned to its owner. The

wallet's owner will reward the finder with 1 bill drawn randomly from the wallet. What is the probability that the bill drawn

will be a twenty-dollar bill?

A.) 1/20

B.) 4/51

C.) 1/8

D.) 2/5

E.) 2/3

wallet's owner will reward the finder with 1 bill drawn randomly from the wallet. What is the probability that the bill drawn

will be a twenty-dollar bill?

A.) 1/20

B.) 4/51

C.) 1/8

D.) 2/5

E.) 2/3

**number of successes**

----------------------- = probability

number of possibilities

----------------------- = probability

number of possibilities

8 bills are twenty-dollar bills (successes)

20 bills total (possibilities)

8

---- = probability

20

**D.) 2/5**{reduced}

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