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Adam has four short straws, five medium straws, and six long straws. If he randomly draws two straws, one at a time without replacement, what is the probability that both are medium straws?

 Dec 12, 2018

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Adam has four short straws, five medium straws, and six long straws.
If he randomly draws two straws, one at a time without replacement,
what is the probability that both are medium straws?


\(\dfrac{5}{15}\times \dfrac{4}{14} = 0.09523809524\quad (9.5\ \%)\)

 

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 Dec 12, 2018
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Best Answer

Adam has four short straws, five medium straws, and six long straws.
If he randomly draws two straws, one at a time without replacement,
what is the probability that both are medium straws?


\(\dfrac{5}{15}\times \dfrac{4}{14} = 0.09523809524\quad (9.5\ \%)\)

 

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