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**In a basket, there are 6 grapes, 11 bananas and 13 oranges. If one fruit is chosen at random, what is the probability that the fruit is either a grape or a banana?**

- A.
**17/30**

- B.
**17/30**

- C.
**17/30**

- D.
**17/30**

**QUICK ANSWER…**

**A**

**SOLUTION****… **** **

**Total number of fruits = 6 + 11 + 13 = 30**

**Whenever you see “or” you should use addition, and whenever you see “and” you should use multiplication.**

**Now for the right answer to the above question:**

**Option A is correct.****Option B is incorrect.****C is incorrect.****D is not the correct answer.**

**QUICK TIPS…**

**You may please note the****se/this****:**

**Whenever you see “or” you should use addition, and whenever you see “and” you should use multiplication.**

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