One marble is to be drawn randomly from a bag that contains three red marbles, two blue marbles, and one green marble. What is the probability of drawing a blue marble?

A.) 1/6

B.) 1/5

C.) 2/7

D.) 1/3

E.) 2/5

A.) 1/6

B.) 1/5

C.) 2/7

D.) 1/3

E.) 2/5

**number of successes**

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

number of possibilities

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

number of possibilities

__Bag contains:__3 red

2 blue

1 green

that is 6 total

**P(blue)**= 2/6 {two blue marbles out of 6 total}

= 1/3 {reduced}

**D.) 1/3**

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