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A box contains 3 blue crayons, 3 white crayons, 2 red crayons, and 4 purple crayon. You pick a crayon at random, replace it, and then pick another crayon at random. What is the P(purple, red)=

 Aug 12, 2022
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3 + 3 + 2 + 4==12 - total number of crayons

 

Probability of picking a purple crayon ==4 / 12 ==1 / 3

Probability of picking a red crayon == 2 / 12 ==1 / 6

 

Since the first crayon was replaced, therefore:

The probability of picking a purple crayon followed by a red crayon is:

 

1/3 x  1/6 = 1/18

 Aug 13, 2022

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