A box contains 5 red, 4 yellow, and 3 green tiles of equal size. Which question could be answered using probability?
A If Liz selects one tile from the box without looking, which color of tile is she most likely to select?
B If Liz selects one tile from the box without looking, how many tiles will be left?
C How many more red tiles are there than green tiles?
D What is the total number of tiles in the box?

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2014-08-06T17:23:29+08:00
A. Since there red tiles have the most number of tiles in the box, she will most likely get a red tile. B. The total number of tiles in the box is 12, so there will be 11 left. C. There are 2 more red tiles than green tiles. D. There is a total of 12 tiles in the box.
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Therefore, A is the answer since you have to see which type of tile has the most number of tiles, which means, greater probability to get picked.