College Algebra

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ISBN: 9781305115545

Author: James Stewart, Lothar Redlin, Saleem Watson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Chapter 9.2, Problem 41E

Four Siblings A couple intends to ha four children. Assume that having a boy and having a girl are equally likely events.

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sample space of this experiment. - Find the probability that the couple will have only boys.
- Find the probability that the couple will have two boys and two girls.
- Find the probability that the couple will have four children of the same gender
- Find the probability that the couple will have at least to girls.

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