MATH SOLVE

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# PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Harry and Larry are having a barbecue dinner. The probability of Harry staining his shirt during the dinner is 1/5. The probability of Larry staining his shirt during the dinner is 15%.Which of these events is more likely?Choose 1 answer:(Choice A)Harry stains his shirt during the dinner.(Choice B)Larry stains his shirt during the dinner.(Choice C)Neither. Both events are equally likely.

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Answer:(Choice A)
Harry stains his shirt during the dinner.Step-by-step explanation:If Harry and Larry are having a barbecue dinner and the probability of Harry staining his shirt during the dinner is 1/5 and the probability of Larry staining his shirt during the dinner is 15%, Harry stains his shirt during the dinner is more likely.Harry - 1/5 as a percent: 20%Larry - 15% as a decimal: 0.15Therefore 20% is more than 15 percent.This makes the answer, Harry stains his shirt during the dinner.