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ProbabilityQ&A LibraryFor this problem, assume there are 6 grey females, 4 grey males, 5 white females, and 6 white males. As in the book, the biologist selects two mice randomly.(1) What is the probability of selecting two males given that both are grey? (2) What is the probability of selecting 1 mouse of each gender given that both are grey?Question

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For this problem, assume there are 6 grey females, 4 grey males, 5 white females, and 6 white males. As in the book, the biologist selects two mice randomly.

(1) What is the probability of selecting two males given that both are grey?

(2) What is the probability of selecting 1 mouse of each gender given that both are grey?

Step 1

Let *A* be the event that the both mice are males

Let *B* be the event that the both mice are grey

Probability of selecting two males given that both are grey is given by:

Total Number of outcomes is given by:

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