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# A Bag Contains 5 Red, 8 Green and 7 White Balls, One Ball is Drawn at Random from the Bag. What is the Probability of Getting a White Ball Or a Green Ball? - Mathematics

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A bag contains 5 red, 8 green and 7 white balls, One ball is drawn at random from the bag. What is the probability of getting a white ball or a green ball?

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#### Solution

GIVEN: A bag contains5 red, 8 green and 7 white balls

TO FIND: Probability of getting a white ball or a green ball.

Total number of balls 5+8+7=20

Total number of green or white balls 8+7=15

"We know that PROBABILITY" =" Number of favourablr event"/"Total number of event"

"Hence probability of getting a green or a white ball "= 15/20=3/4

"Hence probability of getting an green or white ball "= 3/4

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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 10 Maths
Chapter 16 Probability
Q 3 | Page 34
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