ASVAB Question of the Week: April 5, 2017

Here's our practice ASVAB question for this week - check the comments below for the answer!

ASVAB Practice Question

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Answer!

First, start by adding up all the pairs of socks to find the total:

4 white
3 brown
5 black

12 total pairs of socks.

The probability of an event occurring is a fraction where the number of desirable outcomes is divided by the total number of possible outcomes.

In this question, the desirable outcome is picking a non-brown pair of socks. There are 9 pairs of non-brown socks, so the probability is: 9/12. As always, make sure to reduce your fractions, which means the answer is 3/4.

The answer is C).