A stack contains 7 green marbles and 3 red marbles. 2 marbles are taken from the sack w/out replacement. What is the probability of taking one green marble and one red marble (in any order)?

catswift May 9, 2022

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A stack contains 7 green marbles and 3 red marbles. 2 marbles are taken from the sack w/out replacement. What is the probability of taking one green marble and one red marble (in any order)?

P(Green followed by Red) = \(\frac{7}{10}*\frac{3}{9}=\frac{21}{90}\)

Now do something very similar to get the prob of a red followed by a green.

Then add the answers together and simplify.

Melody May 10, 2022