A cafeteria manager can choose from among six side dishes for the lunch menu: applesauce, broccoli, corn, dumplings, egg rolls, or French fries. He uses a computer program to randomly select three dishes for Monday’s lunch. What is the theoretical probability that applesauce and broccoli will both be offered on Monday? A. 10% B. 20% C. 50% D. 80%

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The theoretical probability is given by: [latex]P(applesauce\ and\ broccoli)=\frac{2C2\times4C1}{6C3}=0.2[/latex] Therefore the answer is B. 20%.

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