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Kirk is helping his grandparents set up their new portable music players. His grandmother, Maude, has jazz album, country western albums, and heavy-metal albums. Kirk’s grandfather, Claude, has classical albums, rap albums, and heavy-metal albums.

If Kirk’s grandparents’ portable music players are on random shuffle mode, who has the greater chance of listening to a heavy-metal album? Explain how you know. Homework Help ✎

For each grandparent, find the portion of their albums that are heavy-metal. Which portion is larger?

For Claude, the portion of heavy-metal album is

If you compare the two portions as fractions, make sure they have the same denominator. If you have difficulty, try converting both fractions to percentages to compare.

Maude