# A Bag Contains 16 Colored Balls. Six Are Green, 7 Are Red and 3 Are White. a Ball is Chosen, Without Looking into the Bag. Find the Probability that the Ball Chosen Is: White Or Green - Mathematics

A bag contains 16 colored balls. Six are green, 7 are red and 3 are white. A ball is chosen, without looking into the bag. Find the probability that the ball chosen is:

white or green

#### Solution

Balls in the  bag =16= Number of balls that could be drawn

n(s)=16

E= Event of drawing a green or a white ball=number of green balls+number of white balls=6+3=9

n(E)=9

Probability of drawing a green or a white ball=(n(E))/(n(s))=9/16

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Selina Concise Maths Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 25 Probability
Exercise 25 (B) | Q 10.6 | Page 393