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4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742
Textbook Problem

Two balls are picked at random from a jar that contains three red and five white balls. Find the probability of the following events.

a) Both balls are red.

b) Both balls are white.

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability that both balls are red.

Explanation

Given:

There are 3 red and 5 white balls of which 2 balls are picked.

Approach:

The probability of an event A is,

P(A)=n(A)n(S) ...(1)

Here, P(A) denotes the probability of event A, n(A) is the favourable outcomes of A, n(S) is the total outcomes.

The combination formula is Cnr=n!(nr)!r! where 0rn.

Calculation:

Since, there are 3 red and 5 white balls. So, there are total 8 balls.

Let R be the event that the balls are red

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability that both balls are white.

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