# A bag of 100 tulip bulbs purchased from a nursery contains 20 red tulip bulbs, 20 yellow tulip bulbs, and 60 purple tulip bulbs. (a) What is the probability that a randomly selected tulip bulb is red? (b) What is the probability that a randomly selected tulip bulb is purple? (c) Interpret these two probabilities.

**Answer: a) 0.2 b) 0.6**

**c)** The event of selecting red tulip is not likely to occur.

The event of selecting purple tulip is likely to occur.

**Step-by-step explanation:**

**Given : **Total number of tulips = 100

The number of red tulips = 20

The number of purple tulips =60

**The probability that a randomly selected tulip bulb is red :-**

Since 0.2 is less than 0.5.

**It means that the event of selecting red tulip is not likely to occur.**

**The probability that a randomly selected tulip bulb is purple :-**

Since 0.6 is more than 0.5.

**It means that the event of selecting purple tulip is likely to occur.**

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