Mathematics

The data below shows the number of worker? employed in the various sections of a…

The data below shows the number of worker?
employed in the various sections of a construction
company in Lagos.

Carpenters 24 Labourers 27
Plumbers 12 Plasterers 15
Painters 9 Messengers 3
Bricklayers 18

If one of the workers is absent on a certain day,
what is the probability that he is a bricklayer?

  • A.
    1/12
  • B.
    1/9
  • C.
    2/9
  • D.
    1/6
  • E.
    1/4
Correct Answer: Option D
Explanation