The two-way table shows the number of births, in thousands, in the United States for the years 2010 and 2011.

A baby born in 2011 is randomly selected.

What is the probability that the baby was born in February?

What is the probability that the baby was born in February?

**number of successes**

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

number of possibilities

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

number of possibilities

For this situation, a baby born in February of 2011 would be a success, and there were 3966 babies born in 2011.

**299**

------= probability of baby selected from 2011 being born in February

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**3966**

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