## A multiple-choice test has six possible answers for each question. (a) If a student guesses at the answer, what is the

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A multiple-choice test has

six possible answers for each question.

(a) If a student guesses at the answer, what is the probability that he or she selects the correct answer for one particular question?

(b) If the student first eliminates

one of the six possible answers and guesses from the remaining possibilities, what is the probability that he or she selects the correct answer to that question?

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Answer:a. About 17% orBecause there is only 1 possible correct answer out of 6 choices.b. 20% orBecause now the student eliminated 1, and there is 5 choices left. But only 1 is correct.