In a bag of candy, there are 4 Tootsie Rolls, 3 Lollipops, 5 Hershey Kisses and 6 Starbursts. If you select one piece of candy at random, what is the probability that it will be a lollipop?
\(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{6} } \)
\(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{18} } \)
\(\frac{\mathrm{3} }{\mathrm{10} } \)
\(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{4} } \)
Detailed Explanation
There are 18 total pieces of candy and 3 lollipops. Therefore, the probability of picking one lollipop is \(\frac{\mathrm{3} }{\mathrm{18} }\) which simplifies to \(\frac{\mathrm{1} }{\mathrm{6} } \)
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