# A Bag Contains 3 Red Balls and 5 Black Balls. a Ball is Drawn at Random from the Bag. What is the Probability that the Ball Drawn is Red? - Mathematics

A bag contains 3 red balls and 5 black balls. A ball is drawn at random from the bag. What is the probability that the ball drawn is red?

#### Solution

Total no. of possible outcomes = 8 {3 red, 5 black}

No. favourable outcomes = 3

Probability of getting a red ball = "Number of favorable outcomes"/"total number of outcomes"

=3/8

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#### APPEARS IN

NCERT Class 10 Maths
Chapter 15 Probability
Exercise 15.1 | Q 8.1 | Page 308
RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Probability
Exercise 16.1 | Q 20.1 | Page 21