# All Life's a Game (Show)

Let's say you are on a game show, with several fab-u-lous prizes: a 5-speed automatic washer-dryer, a deluxe self-cleaning toaster-oven with broiler, a one-week all-expenses-paid Tropical Getaway, or the consolation prize of 2 dozen pet rocks. Your chances are as follows:

Prize | Chances |
---|---|

Washer-dryer |
5% |

Toaster Oven |
10% |

Tropical Getaway |
1% |

Pet Rocks |
84% |

Furthermore, the rules of the game show state that you will win one and only one prize.

### What are your chances of winning a household appliance? (in other words, the washer-dryer OR the toaster oven?)

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- I need a hint ... : the chance of winning washer-dryer is 5%;

the chance of winning the toaster oven is 10%.

- ...another hint ... : simply add the two probabilities together:

5% + 10%

#### I think I have the answer: 5% + 10% = 15%

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