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Elizabeth brought a box of donuts to share. There are​ two-dozen (24) donuts in the​ box, all identical in​ size, shape, and color.  Four are​ jelly-filled,7 are​ lemon-filled, and13 are​ custard-filled. You randomly select one​ donut, eat​ it, and select another donut. Find the probability of selecting twocustardcustard​-filled donuts in a row

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Elizabeth brought a box of donuts to share. There are​ two-dozen (24) donuts in the​ box, all identical in​ size, shape, and color.  

Four are​ jelly-filled,
7 are​ lemon-filled, and
13 are​ custard-filled. You randomly select one​ donut, eat​ it, and select another donut. Find the probability of selecting two
custardcustard​-filled donuts in a row
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Step 1

It is provided that there are two-dozen donuts in the box and all are identical in size, shape, and color.

Number of donuts (d)=24
Number of jelly-filled (j)=4
Number of lemon-filled () = 7
Number of custard-filled (c)=13
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Number of donuts (d)=24 Number of jelly-filled (j)=4 Number of lemon-filled () = 7 Number of custard-filled (c)=13

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Step 2

The probability of selecting first time custard-filled (c1):

P(G)
d
13
24
= 0.54
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P(G) d 13 24 = 0.54

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Step 3

The probability of selecting second time custard-filled (c2) while the first-time custard has been al...

Now, the number of donuts (d,) = 23
Number of custard-filled (c, )=12
P(clG)
12
23
0.52
=
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Now, the number of donuts (d,) = 23 Number of custard-filled (c, )=12 P(clG) 12 23 0.52 =

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