A bag contains three red marbles and eight blue marbles. Your randomly pick a marbles and then pick a second marble without returning the marbles to the bag. What is the probability that the first marble is red and the second marble is blue?

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Guest May 5, 2021

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Im not sure about this but

Probability of picking a first red marble is 3/11 since there are 3 red marbles in a total of 11 marbles.

Probability of picking a second red (without replacement) is 2/10 (or 1/5) since there are 2 red marbles left in a total of 10 marbles left

Probability of the 2 events happening in succession is (3/11 * 2/10) * 100 = 5.5%

Guest May 5, 2021