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Hey, I'm stuck on this really simple question and I just can't work out what I'm doing wrong

A dance club has these members:
Adult male: 6
Child male: 5
Adult female: 4
Child female: 10

Two members are chosen at random. Find the probability that one of these members is a female child and the other is an adult male.

I've tried 16/25, 12/125, 1/10 but none of these is right... what should I be doing?

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15/100
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15/100
It's not accepting that as the answer
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Hey, I'm stuck on this really simple question and I just can't work out what I'm doing wrong

A dance club has these members:
Adult male: 6
Child male: 5
Adult female: 4
Child female: 10

Two members are chosen at random. Find the probability that one of these members is a female child and the other is an adult male.

I've tried 16/25, 12/125, 1/10 but none of these is right... what should I be doing?

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1/10 is close. How did you get that?
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1/10 is close. How did you get that?
(10x6)/(24x25)
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(10x6)/(24x25)
And in words, do you know what this represents in terms of who you pick first and second?
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And in words, do you know what this represents in terms of who you pick first and second?
Ohhh it's the probability of picking female child then adult male, so I need to multiply it by 2 to find female child/adult male OR adult male/female child (either order) ? Which gives 1/5 which is the right answer! Thank you
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