M&M plain candies come in various colors. According to the M&M/Mars Department of Consumer Affairs, the distribution of colors for plain M&M candies is as follows. Color Orange Purple 21% Yellow Red Green Blue Brown Percentage 17% 18% 10% 8% 19% Suppose you have a large bag of plain M&M candies and you choose one candy at random. (a) Find P(green candy or blue candy). Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why? No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible. Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible. No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible. Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible. (b) Find P(yellow candy or red candy). Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why? Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible. No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible. No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible. Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible. (c) Find P(not purple candy).

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M&M plain candies come in various colors. According to the M&M/Mars Department of Consumer Affairs, the distribution of colors for plain M&M candies is as follows.
Color
Orange
Purple
21%
Yellow
Red
Green
Blue
Brown
Percentage
17%
18%
10%
8%
19%
Suppose you have a large bag of plain M&M candies and you choose one candy at random.
(a) Find P(green candy or blue candy).
Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why?
No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible.
Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible.
No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible.
Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible.
(b) Find P(yellow candy or red candy).
Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why?
Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible.
No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible.
No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible.
Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible.
(c) Find P(not purple candy).
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M&M plain candies come in various colors. According to the M&M/Mars Department of Consumer Affairs, the distribution of colors for plain M&M candies is as follows. Color Orange Purple 21% Yellow Red Green Blue Brown Percentage 17% 18% 10% 8% 19% Suppose you have a large bag of plain M&M candies and you choose one candy at random. (a) Find P(green candy or blue candy). Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why? No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible. Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is possible. No. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible. Yes. Choosing a green and blue M&M is not possible. (b) Find P(yellow candy or red candy). Are these outcomes mutually exclusive? Why? Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible. No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is possible. No. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible. Yes. Choosing a yellow and red M&M is not possible. (c) Find P(not purple candy).

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