Shawn R.

asked • 05/04/14

A jar contains 4 red and 3 green jelly beans. Two jelly beans are taken simultaneously\What is the probability that both are the same color?

A jar contains 4 red and 3 green jelly beans. Two jelly beans are taken simultaneously and completely at random from the jar. What is the probability that both are the same color?

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Bill P. answered • 01/06/15

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Michael F. answered • 05/04/14

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I also assumed that there are only the 7 jelly beans specified - that there are no other jelly beans of any color. The jar is big enough for a hand to reach in, and the jelly beans roll around in there at random. lol
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05/04/14

Michael F.

The word simultaneously means that the sampling s done without replacement.
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