   Chapter 14.CT, Problem 10CT ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

4th Edition
James Stewart + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305071742

#### Solutions

Chapter
Section ### Algebra and Trigonometry (MindTap ...

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

# A jar contains five red balls, numbered 1 to 5 , and eight white balls, numbered 1 to 8 . A ball is chosen at random from the jar. Find the probability of each event. (a) The ball is red. (b) The ball is even numbered. (c) The ball is red or even-numbered

To determine

(a)

To find:

The probability of getting a red ball.

Explanation

Approach:

The probability of event E is given by,

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

Given:

Numbers of balls in a jar are 13. Number of red balls are 5. Number of white balls are 8

To determine

(b)

To find:

The probability of getting an even numbered ball.

To determine

(c)

To find:

The probability of getting a red ball or an even numbered ball.

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