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There are numbered cards,without replacement
2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4,
a) what is the probability of the product of two cards selected is 12.
b) What is the probability of the sum of the two selected cards is even
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a) this is the same as asking what is the chance of picking a 3 and a 4 ? it looks like without replacement.
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a) this is the same as asking what is the chance of picking a 3 and a 4 ? it looks like without replacement.
Sorry, i forgot to mention it was without replacement
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Sorry, i forgot to mention it was without replacement
if you are used to working with nCr you can find the number of ways of choosing one 3 from 2 and one 4 from 3.

then divide this number by the total ways of choosing two items from 6
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if you are used to working with nCr you can find the number of ways of choosing one 3 from 2 and one 4 from 3.

then divide this number by the total ways of choosing two items from 6
would the answer be,,,
12/30 and 14/30 ??
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would the answer be,,,
12/30 and 14/30 ??
i got 13/30 for the second answer. the first is correct.
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would the answer be,,,
12/30 and 14/30 ??
Your answers are correct
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2/5 and 7/15 you got it
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