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March 14, 2017
Math Logic Puzzle: Probability

Challenge your child this logic puzzle. You have 3 bags, and each bag has two jelly beans. Bag X contains 2 peach jelly beans, Bag Y contains 2 broccoli jelly beans, and Bag Z contains 1 peach jelly bean and 1 broccoli jelly bean. You pick a bag and take out one jelly bean. It is a broccoli jelly bean! What is the probability that the remaining jelly bean from the same bag is also broccoli-flavored? Answer: 2/3.

 
 

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