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According to Forrest Gump, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." Suppose a candy maker offers a special "Gump box" with 20 chocolate candies that look the same. In fact, 14 of the candies have soft centers and 6 have hard centers. Choose 2 of the candies from a Gump box at random. Draw a tree diagram that shows the sample space of this chance process.

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1 of 2There are 2 options, thus two branches are needed at each knot.

The probability is the number of favorable outcomes divided by the number of possible outcomes.

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1 of 7We need to draw a tree diagram for the given information.

The tree diagram is the display that contains the two parts.

- The first part of this diagram contains the nodes that represent the events.
- The second part of this diagram contains the branches. On each branch, there is the probability of the event in the corresponding nodes.
- A first node is a certain event, with the probability $1$.

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