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Probability of Speaking

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The entire 20-girl water polo team was called up during Euler High School's assembly and asked to talk about the season. The team chose to not let any of the 8 junior varsity players be the speaker.

If the microphone was given to one of the other girls, what it the probability that Casey (who is not one of the junior varsity players) was the one chosen to talk about the season?

A

$ \cfrac { 1 }{ 8 } $

B

$ \cfrac { 1 }{ 20 } $

C

$ \cfrac { 1 }{ 12 } $

D

$ \cfrac { 1 }{ 7 } $

E

$ \cfrac { 1 }{ 5 } $