Gallery Problems Exercise

Bubble Gum

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Bubble Gum

A gum company has a contest. The winner is the first to collect the letters G, U, and M printed inside the bubble gum wrappers. One of the letters G, U, or M is printed inside each bubble gum wrapper in a ratio of 3:2:1. How many packages of bubble gum would you need to open to get each letter?

  1. Use a simulation to model the probability that you will win if you buy 10 packages of gum.
  2. How many packages would you need to buy to have a 50% chance of winning?